Edit: Re-reading last night's post I realized the entire time spent on the CoveredCA website was actually more like 1.5 hours because I did an initial look at policies on Friday afternoon. The website always worked flawlessly and on login always had all my prior input data in place. I've tried my best to be acurate with the numbers and give a true account of my experience.

Where I stand today:

The last item from the enrollment was a confirmation notice. Specifically :
"Congratulations! You've completed the checkout process from the Exchange. You information will be sent to the insurance company that carries your plan. They will contact you with billing information to complete the enrollment process, which is finalized when you provide payment."