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Some Oklahomans Having Problems Enrolling In Affordable Care

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By lunchtime Tuesday, the health center received several calls from people asking about Affordable Care Act, but nobody enrolled. By lunchtime Tuesday, the health center received several calls from people asking about Affordable Care Act, but nobody enrolled.
OKLAHOMA CITY -

The President's Affordable Care Act is now enrolling people, but not without some problems in Oklahoma.

Bernae Richardson went to an event hosted by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Oklahoma to get questions answered. When she tried to enroll at one of the set up computer stations, she was kicked offline.

"If people are excited as I am, then it's going to busy," said Richardson, who plans to enroll online at home at 1 a.m.

Mary Mahoney Heath Center in Spencer as trained counselors set up help people navigate healthcare.gov and enroll.

By lunchtime Tuesday, the health center received several calls from people asking about Affordable Care Act, but nobody enrolled.

"The site is unavailable at the moment," said certified Counselor Nicole Alexander at Mary Mahoney about healthcare.gov.

There are 600,000 uninsured Oklahomans.

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