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Health Law Sign-Ups Growing But Goal Still Elusive

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The Obama administration says about 1 million people signed up for private insurance under the health care law in January. 
 
That extends a turnaround from early days when a dysfunctional website frustrated consumers.
 
Numbers released Wednesday show nearly 3.3 million people signed up from Oct. 1 through Feb. 1. 
 
Enrollment is gaining ground, but the government's initial target of 7 million by the end of March still seems like a stretch.
 
Officials aren't able to say how many of those who've signed up were previously uninsured -- the law's ultimate test.
 
The latest numbers show wide gaps between states. At least 10 states have met or surpassed sign-up targets. Surprisingly, the worst performers include four jurisdictions where the law has strong support: Maryland, Massachusetts, Oregon and the District of Columbia.  (AP)

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