(Bloomberg) -- More than 975,000 Americans signed up this month for health insurance under Obamacare, pushing total enrollment above 1.1 million in 36 states covered by the U.S. healthcare.gov website, the government said today.

The December turnout followed an administration announcement that it fixed software problems that had been causing delays and disruptions for consumers since the Oct. 1 debut of the federal program’s enrollment system. While Americans can still enroll for insurance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, coverage will now begin in February rather than January.

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