Reports ‘Record Volume’ On Obamacare Deadline Day

Jon Elswick/AP

UPDATE, 5:43 p.m. ET

The Obama administration offered another update on web traffic late Monday afternoon.


The federal Obamacare website is experiencing “record volume” Monday, the deadline for enrolling in coverage, the Obama administration said.

An administration spokesperson confirmed to TPM that both figures are the highest that the site, which serves 36 states, has experienced since its Oct. 1 launch.

The marketplace’s call center is also experience record demand, the administration spokesperson said: 350,000 calls as of 12 p.m., three times higher than the previous record for that time period.