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President Obama To Address ACA Website Glitches, Today

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As more and more people are signing up for the Affordable Care Act, we are finding out about more issues with the HealthCare.gov. 

According to the Obama administration nearly 500,000 People have already filed for Health care through the Affordable Care Act, and many of those people have experienced the glitches that have plagued the website.

President Obama is expected to acknowledge the widespread problems today (Monday).  This will be his first health care-focused event since the overwhelming number of computer problems became apparent.

White House officials say the President will discuss steps the administration is taking to address the glitches, including ramping up staffing at call centers where people can apply for the insurance by phone.

The Department of Health and Human Services says it is also bringing in technology experts from inside and outside the government to help diagnose the issues. 

The Congressional Budget Office has said it expects 7 million people to enroll by April 1st.  To get answers about your affordable health care questions, send them to careact@wjbf.com. We'll take your questions to the experts, then share their answers on WJBF, Thursdays at 5 pm.

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