The little noticed change came in rules extending the "keep your plan" fix.
Health reform implementation
The HHS chief predicted the increase will be at a "smaller pace" than before ObamaCare.
Avalere Health projected 5.4 million sign-ups by the end of March, short of the 6 million threshold predicted by the Congressional Budget Office.
Savings from delaying ObamaCare penalties for individuals would go toward "doc fix."
A CMS official on Tuesday said the agency lacked "statutory authority" to make such changes.
Obama's interview with Zach Galifianakis resulted in a 40 percent increase in traffic.
ObamaCare enrollments fell from 1.1 million in January to 942,000 in February, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced on Tuesday.
Democrats supported it, and it passed by voice vote.
HHS says 942,000 people enrolled in February.
Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) called on the Supreme Court Tuesday to make sure healthcare benefits, such as birth control, under ObamaCare aren’t taken away from women.
“What is at stake before the Supreme Court is whether a CEO’s beliefs can trump a woman’s right to healthcare,” Murray said on the Senate floor. “Women working for private companies should have access to quality medical care no matter who signs their paychecks.”