KUSA - Colorado's new health insurance marketplace opened Tuesday along with the rest of the affordable health care market.
Connect for Health Colorado officials report they were pleased with the progress made on the first day.
By late afternoon Tuesday, more than 55,000 people visited the website, despite technical difficulties early on from high traffic.
More than 3,000 people spoke with health care representatives, and more than 1,400 accounts were created on the site.
Open enrollment continues until March 31. Connect for Health Colorado has expanded hours. Representatives can be reached by phone from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday - Saturday.
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