(Bloomberg) -- About 11.7 million Americans signed up forObamacare or renewed their coverage for 2015, slightly more thanpreviously announced, Health and Human Services Secretary SylviaMathews Burwell said.

The total suggests enrollment may surpass the administration’sgoal in the second year of the program even as a pending Supreme Court case challenges the taxsubsidies that underpin the law.

“We are finally moving the needle on reducing the number ofuninsured,” Burwell said Monday at the WhiteHouse. “These numbers represent real people whose lives havechanged for the better.”

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