ACA Health Insurance Enrollment Reaches 3 Million

Law360, Los Angeles (January 24, 2014, 3:41 PM EST) -- Roughly 800,000 Americans enrolled in Affordable Care Act marketplaces in January, pushing the total number of signups to approximately 3 million since open enrollment began Oct. 1, a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services spokeswoman said Friday.

The news is encouraging for administration officials who previously set a goal of 7 million signups by the end of the first enrollment period on Mar. 31 and signals that the ACA is picking up steam after technical fixes were made to its previously beleaguered website.

Additionally, between October...
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