The Washington Post, April 1, 2014
Although we won't know for at least a few weeks how many people signed up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, one thing is clear: There clearly has been an uptick in enrollment in recent days. Here's a look at how interest in coverage has accelerated and what advocates are doing to get people covered -- or at least in the system -- by midnight Monday, the deadline to sign up for a health-care plan without risking a penalty. 8.7 million. That's how many visits HealthCare.gov has had in the past week, with 2 million this past weekend.