Chrstine Ferguson http://ripr.org en RI Health Exchange Gets Off to a Bumpy Start http://ripr.org/post/ri-health-exchange-gets-bumpy-start <p>A crush of users caused the HealthSource RI website to temporarily crash Tuesday morning.&nbsp; HealthSource RI, Rhode Island&rsquo;s answer to Obamacare, is an online marketplace where uninsured people and small businesses can buy health insurance.&nbsp;</p><p>HealthSource RI received 4,000 calls in the first hour of business.&nbsp; During that same time frame, 6,000 people were checking out the HealthSource RI website every minute. It was too much for the system to take.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 20:16:43 +0000 Flo Jonic 22536 at http://ripr.org RI Health Exchange Gets Off to a Bumpy Start