Obamacare Said to Reach 100K Web Sign-Ups in Nov.

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Dec. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Julianna Goldman updates the latest news on the rollout of the Affordable Health Care Act. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)

Numbers and joins us now from washington.

Tell us what those numbers look like?

It is a bit of good news for the white house.

They are saying that 100,000 people signed up for obama care through the federal exchange last month.

This was even as the team of programmers, government officials, and contractors were scrambling to get the same fixed by sunday.

It was a really big drum.

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26,007 hundred 94 people signed up through the federal exchange.

To put that in perspective, the white house was expecting 800,000 people to enroll through the federal exchange.

They are still very far away from that goal.

These trends could be promising.

They could signal that people are keeping an open mind about the law.

Even with all of the criticism that is raining down from republicans and democrats alike.

This is all according to a person familiar with the programs promised -- progress.

The administration thinks that we will continue to see steady improvement in the sign-up month to month.

Most of them will come around the march deadline.

That is when the enrollment.


-- that is when the enrollment period ends.

The white house wants to see 7 million people signed up by then.

We have a lot of work to do.

How are things looking right now?

They are not saying mission accomplished.

They are saying that they have passed the first test.

They have 400 items on their punch list.

The site is now working for the vast majority of users.

The error rate is below one percent.

They are about 50,000 users who can use the website it wants.

Users are spending an average of 20-30 minutes on the site.

Now, they have to focus on the backend.

Subsidy payments to insurers -- they are worried that it will not be finished in time to meet the next deadline.

The white house is focusing on the front end.

Sign up before november 30 -- now they have to get the backend processed fixed.

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