Only Six People Managed To Enroll In Health Insurance On's First Day

Adrianne Jeffries | The Verge | November 1, 2013

Just six people were able to successfully enroll in health insurance through, the government's online marketplace, during the first 24 hours it was live. Just 242 people were able to enroll on the second day.

That's according to new documents released by the House Oversight Committee, which is investigating the website's bumpy launch. Slow loading times, bugs, and errors prevented an unknown number of Americans from shopping for health insurance. The website had 4.7 million visits in the first 24 hours, the administration says..