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Obama Administration: Only 26,794 Chose Health Plan Through Healthcare.gov in First Month

Falling far short of expectations, only 106,185 people chose a health insurance plan using the federal and state-run websites in its first month, the Obama administration announced today.

Of those, only 26,794 signed up using the federally run Healthcare.gov website, which has been plagued with technical problems. And an additional 79,391 chose insurance through state-run exchanges.

Source: ABC News. Read full article. (link)

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  • Sevo||

    Hmmm. So the claimed 50K is now 26.7K. Now, how many of those are actually 'signed up'?
    How looooow can you goooo!

  • Calvin Coolidge||

    Yes, it sounds as if they are still counting policies in a Shopping Cart as "enrollments":

    "more than 106,000 have made it through the process on both the state and federal websites, and most just have a few more steps to make the final purchase, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says."

  • exchef100||

    If Amazon based their annual report revenue on how many customers had items in their shopping cart, they'd get a stern letter from the SEC.