Health insurance marketplace drives in thousands of visitors

POSTED: 6:26 PM Oct 08 2013
Covered California

New statistics released Tuesday show thousands of visitors flooding health insurance exchange website CoveredCa.com, implying a strong demand for coverage.

Here are the facts:

The influx of visitors to the website has caused several crashes since it was openedĀ  Oct. 1.

It should be noted that while the average wait time during a call was a little more than 15 minutes, Covered California is reporting a reduction in wait time to less than four minutes total by Oct. 4.