Floridians can sign up for Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) health plan

Article Written by:  Kelli Kennedy   Taken From:  ABC Action News

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. –  After months of build-up, Florida residents can start shopping for health insurance on government-run online marketplaces as the key component of the Affordable Care Act goes live. But there were already several kinks in the system early Tuesday.

The federal government is facing two major hurdles: fighting the confusion and misinformation surrounding the plan referred to as “Obamacare” and making sure the new technology systems function properly. Consumers logging onto healthcare.gov received an apology message for delays due to high traffic. The wait times at the call center and for an online chat operator were also longer than expected.

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