The Affordable Care Act got off to a rough start in Oklahoma and most other states Tuesday, with technical glitches and long waits for help enrolling in plans under the new law.
Many visitors to the federal government's website www.healthcare.gov trying to enroll for health insurance were stalled early in the process of creating an account. Among the issues: Boxes designed to let users select security questions did not work.
Consumers trying to get help over telephone lines or via live chat online had long waits. An operator on the website's live chat function said the site was under a "heavy load" and to try again later.