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Kathleen Sebelius: 'We Definitely Saw the Galifianakis Bump'
'What we're trying to do is reach people in the language that they most understand'

Kathleen Sebelius: We Got 'The Galifianakis Bump' For Obamacare Signups (The Huffington Post)

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius said Monday that the Obama administration has Zach Galifianakis to thank for a "bump" in Obamacare enrollment.

Sebelius appeared on HuffPost Live to discuss the latest Obamacare enrollment numbers, the administration's enrollment strategies and detailed the upcoming midnight Obamacare enrollment deadline.

When asked about unconventional methods such as President Barack Obama's appearance on Galifianakis' web show "Between Two Ferns," Sebelius said that they "definitely saw the Galifianakis bump."

"The website traffic surged once the 'Between Two Ferns' interview went on," Sebelius said. "But more importantly, what we're trying to do is reach people in the language that they most understand. Certainly Zach reaches a certain audience."

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