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Ooops! Covered California overstates first-day web hits by factor of 7.7
San Francisco Business Times

Due to “internal miscommunication” within Covered California, the new health benefits exchange drastically overstated the number of web hits it got Tuesday, day one of open enrollment, the Los Angeles Times reports. Now state officials are saying the exchange, a key element of the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare, got just 645,000 web hits on Oct. 1, a far cry from the 5 million they originally reported.