Mar 31, 2014 1:19 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. - It's the final day to enroll in a health care plan under the Affordable Care Act and avoid a penalty.
After a roughly four hour outage this morning the federal website is working again, but millions of people are flooding it, leading to warnings about delays.
It's estimated 6.5 million people will have signed up by the end of today. Health and Human Services spokesman Aaron Albright says technicians have identified an issue affecting consumers who are trying to create new accounts.
As a result, new users will not be able to access the system for the time-being. Technicians are working to fix the problem.
People with existing accounts can continue to work on their applications.
That's less than the white house originally hoped for, but more than they had been expecting after the early problems with the site.
The Obama Administration says more than two million others visited the website this weekend.
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