(Bloomberg) -- Rollout of the U.S. health-care overhaul is facing mounting delays as a key computer service that failed yesterday remained dormant, three days after the Obama administration said its insuranceexchange website would be working smoothly in about a month.

The data services hub that supplies tax information to websites run by the federal government and 14 states to sell medical coverage, was unavailable following a malfunction at the hosting center. The center, operated by Verizon Communications Inc. unit Terremark, lost connectivity after workers tried to replace a broken networking component, said Joanne Peters, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Health and Human Services Department.

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