With Deadline For Open Enrollment Looming, Nearly 4.2 Million Have Enrolled in Private Health Plans Sold Through Exchanges

More than 4.2 million people have enrolled in private health plans sold through the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchanges as of March 1, the Obama administration reported Tuesday.

However, the administration didn’t say how many of those people have paid their first month’s premiums or how many were previously uninsured.

The 4.2 million mark is well below the goal of 5.6 million that federal health officials had when open enrollment started last October. Open enrollment ends March 31 and the White House had hoped to enroll 7 million by that time. Read the rest of the article in Medpage Today here.

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