The latest ACA health insurance exchange ("Marketplace") numbers are in. The administration reported this week that approximately 4 million Americans have signed up for coverage through the new "ObamaCare" health insurance exchanges.
Earlier this month, the administration reported that 3.3 million signed up through the end of January, meaning February saw enrollment numbers of about 700,000.
The most recent enrollment numbers were announced in a blog post by Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). "The most recent data indicate that approximately 4 million people have now signed up for a private health insurance plan through the Federal and State-based Marketplaces since October 1. A full enrollment report for February will be released in mid-March."
The enrollment announcement comes as the administration pushes aggressive outreach and media efforts to reach their revised 6 million enrollment target by the end of the open enrollment period (March 31, 2014).
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ObamaCare enrollment at 4 million, president says (Fox News): President Obama claimed Tuesday that 4 million people have signed up for ObamaCare, part of the president's push to sign up as many people for coverage by the end of March.
Obamacare enrollment hits 4 million, push underway to hit revised goal (CNN): Some 700,000 people have enrolled in Obamacare so far in February, raising total enrollment to roughly 4 million with a little more than a month to go before the sign-up deadline expires to get insurance this year.
Obamacare enrollment hits 4 million (Poilitico): About 4 million people have signed up for health coverage in the new Obamacare exchanges since Oct. 1 with just over a month left for people to enroll, federal officials said late Tuesday. That total is up from 3.3 million enrolled at the end of January.
Obamacare Enrollment Reaches 4 Million (Huffington Post): Approximately 4 million individuals have now signed up for health care plans under the newly created Obamacare insurance exchanges.
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