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Michigan Marketplace Premium Estimator Answers Questions

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- The premium estimator for shopping in Michigan's insurance marketplace is getting plenty of attention online.

The site was used more than 100,000 times in the first week.

It was formed under the federal health care law.

The website has information about the federally controlled insurance exchange.

It saw a record number visitors, and a toll-free number had more calls last week than during the entire month of September.

While the US government's site has been bogged down, the state-run site and toll-free number is helping people get Michigan-specific answers.

The number is 877-999-6442.