Colorado Affordable Care Act Opens for Enrollment

The Affordable Care Act’s insurance marketplaces opened on October 1, 2013 with much fanfare.  The marketplace suffered outages amid overwhelming traffic and technological glitches.

In Colorado health insurance marketplace, the health exchange saw 8,400 accounts created during the first two days, and its Web site is averaging about 50,000 unique visitors a day.

Colorado runs their own health insurance exchange.