Since then, a new team of developers and "geeks" from Silicon Valley - nicknamed Marketplace 2.0 - have worked relentlessly to repair the problems while creating a new user experience that actually works. Marketplace 2.0 has also improved the mobile experience as well.
The new site will launch during the next open enrollment period, which beings on November 15.
The plan is to increase the number of health plan subscriptions. The group claims that they've made it easier to browse and select plans, the system won't crash so you won't have to enter your personal information multiple times, and in fact, when browsing, you won't have to enter any personal information at all.
There will also be a scalable login system. It will completely replace the existing system and will be more secure.
The Marketplace Light team fixed this by using something apparently in short supply during the original design of HealthCare.gov: common sense. “We just did the most basic simple thing that anybody would do,” a team member says. “Make one page, and use the e-mail as the user name.”