(Bloomberg) -- A computer system underpinning the U.S. health care overhaul has completed security testing and is ready to go, the federal government says.

The update may ease concerns that the network might not be functional when the uninsured begin shopping for coverage on Oct. 1. The computer hub, a frequent target of Republicans, is designed to route data on customers using new insurance exchanges from seven federal agencies including the Internal Revenue Service and Social Security Administration.

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