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Maryland Officials Cite More Progress With Health Insurance Website

The executive director of Maryland's online marketplace for health insurance says more upgrades to the website have enabled more people to create accounts to use it.

Becca Pearce says thousands of additional user accounts were created this week, just days after the website opened to significant delays to an onslaught of visitors. Pearce says information technology vendors made additional upgrades to the system overnight.

She insists further improvements are planned for overnight maintenance periods between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. daily through October.

Pearce also says technicians have found other areas of the website that could be improved as well. She adds some of those improvements may require additional periods in which certain functions will be unavailable.

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