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Over 70 Percent of Those Who Tried To Register For Health Insurance on Obamacare Site Had Problems

States’ new health-insurance marketplaces, part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), are drawing underwhelming reviews, due in large part to problems experienced by those who’ve attempted to register, according to an AP-GfK poll (PDF) published Thursday.

Among the 7 percent of Americans who reported that a member of their household has tried to sign up for insurance through the health-care exchanges, 73 percent reported problems.

Source: Al-Jazeera. Read full article. (link)

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  • Adam330||

    7 percent of americans had a member of the household try to sign up in the first week? That's 21,000,000 people (assuming no double counting). CBO was expecting only 7,000,000 total for 2014 at a cost of $38,136,000,000 in subsidies. If that's true, then the cost projections are going to be off by at least $76B for just the first year! Extrapolate that out over a decade and the estimates are off by a trillion or more. And that's based on just the numbers from the first week. Woops.

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