"Obamacare enrollments got off to very slow start, documents show," by Sharyl Attkisson on the "CBS Evening News ": "Early enrollment figures are contained in notes from twice-a-day ‘war room’ meetings convened within the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services after the website failed on Oct. 1. They were turned over in response to a document request from the House Oversight Committee. The website launched on a Tuesday. Publicly, the government said there were 4.7 million unique visits in the first 24 hours. But at a meeting Wednesday morning, the war room notes say ‘six enrollments have occurred so far.’ … By Wednesday afternoon, enrollments were up to ‘approximately 100.’

"By the end of Wednesday, the notes reflect ‘248 enrollments’ nationwide. The health care exchanges need to average 39,000 enrollees a day to meet the goal of seven million by March 1. The war room notes give a glimpse into some of the reasons customers had problems [including] ‘confusion with credit check information’ … The notes leave no doubt that some enrollment figures, which the administration has chosen to keep secret, are available. … Contractor ‘QSSI has a daily dashboard created every night.’ …

"[An HHS] spokesman suggested the numbers obtained by CBS News may not include all the different ways to enroll, such as paper applications. The spokesman also said that enrollment figures in Massachusetts’ health care plan started off negligible but then skyrocketed as a deadline neared."
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