Working to Fix Online Affordable Care Act Woes

By NBC News

Published 10/22 2013 04:22PM

Updated 10/22 2013 08:52PM

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- More than three weeks into the turbulent launch of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama insists the law is healthy -- even if its site is not.

"Nobody's madder than me about the fact that the website isn't working as well as it should, which means it's going to get fixed," he said.

Among the fixes already in place -- a tool letting consumers comparison shop without filling out an online application, and a new website design informing people they can also apply by phone.

While sign-ups run through March, the next several weeks will be critical. December 15 is the last date to enroll for coverage at the start of the new year.

We have a tool to help explain the Affordable Care Act at

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