Comments for: Health insurance marketplace opens to flood of interest, glitches

Posted Oct. 01, 2013, at 5:40 p.m.
Last modified Oct. 02, 2013, at 1:41 p.m.

Mainers seeking to sign up for health insurance through online marketplaces that launched Tuesday under Obamacare weren’t stalled by the government shutdown which is rooted in an impasse over the law in the nation’s capital. But technical glitches — along with the political infighting — tested consumers’ patience. More than …


An earlier version of this story requires correction. Dick Barclay of Holden and his wife would pay about $450 a month for a policy through her current insurer, not $1,500.

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