(Bloomberg) -- Consumers trying to use the health- care law’s new online insurance markets faced long waits and technical breakdowns for a second day, continuing a rocky start for a system at the center of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act.

While a federal website serving 36 states was working faster today, some users were still unable to create accounts or reach online enrollment counselors. New York State’s health insurance exchange, which crashed under the weight of 10 million web visits yesterday, was offline again this morning and encouraged people to try back later in the day.

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