|President Barack Obama|
On Monday, December 23, 2013, around 2 million people visited Healthcare.gov, a dramatic increase in attempts to sign up for health insurance coverage in order to be covered on January 1, 2014.
A Time article regarding this uptick in interest is linked below.
Time: More Traffic for Healthcare.gov on December 23rd
"As a Dec. 24 midnight enrollment deadline approached, the federal government announced Tuesday that HealthCare.gov logged some 2 million visits on Dec. 23. Consumers were scrambling to select plans before Christmas in order to get coverage that begins Jan. 1."
---Kate Pickert, Time