The number of people enrolled for health insurance from the public exchange is up this year. About 175,000 of those are Hoosiers.
Sylvia Burwell says about 2 million more people are enrolled this year nationwide.
Burwell says about 8 million more people are enrolled this year nationwide.This number is from 6.4 million last year.
She says enrollment traffic jumped sharply last week.
"At our busiest period, we had 11 consumers enrolling every second," she says.
The deadline was extended to accommodate traffic.