Contractors tell Congress website problems fixable

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(L-R) Cheryl Campbell, Senior Vice President of CGI Federal; Andrew Slavitt, Executive Vice President for Optum/QSSI; Lynn Spellecy, corporate counsel for Equifax Workforce Solutions and John Lau, program director for Serco are pictured at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, October 24, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS HEALTH)

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Key contractors on the troubled Healthcare.gov website tell Congress the bugs can be fixed and won't prevent uninsured Americans from getting coverage.

The website has been improving every day, and people will be able to enroll in time to get coverage by Jan. 1. That's according to Cheryl Campbell, a vice president of CGI Federal.

Her company is the lead contractor on the federal website serving 36 states.

Another contractor says problems with an identity verification system that caused a logjam are now being cleared up.

Republicans are still trying to block President Barack Obama's health care law and say the rollout must be suspended.

But the Obama administration says problems can be fixed in time.