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Maryland health exchange to have staggered rollout
Maryland health exchange to have staggered rollout

The state announced Tuesday that it will stagger enrollment into insurance plans through its health exchange over several days in November as it tries to prevent a repeat of last year's debacle when the problem-plagued website crashed on the first day. As a result, individuals won't be able to enroll themselves directly through the website until four days after the launch. The gradual rollout will start with a preview Nov. 9, a week before open enrollment officially begins, when people will be able to browse health plans — something users couldn't do last year without creating an account. A week later, on Nov. 15, the first sign-up event will be held at which people...