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HHS reports 106,000 have picked health plans through ObamaCare exchanges
FOX NEWS ^ | 11/13/2013

Posted on 11/13/2013 1:02:52 PM PST by SeekAndFind

The Department of Health and Human Services reported Wednesday that more than 100,000 people have selected a health care plan through the ObamaCare exchanges -- a number that, likely due to widespread website failures, falls far short of the administration's goal.

The administration had originally hoped to sign up a half-million people in the first month of open enrollment. Now more than six weeks into the troubled launch of HealthCare.gov and other state-based exchanges, HHS announced Wednesday that 106,185 people had selected a plan as of Nov. 2. And just 27,000 did so via the federal exchanges.

The announcement had been highly anticipated, as lawmakers have been pressing the administration for weeks on official figures.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government
KEYWORDS: abortion; deathpanels; hhs; obamacare; zerocare

1 posted on 11/13/2013 1:02:52 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

I wonder how many were medicaid (”free”) or max subsidy?


2 posted on 11/13/2013 1:03:51 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's 3rd term: squaw Warren? Lord help us!)
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To: SeekAndFind

I bet that number is bogus.


3 posted on 11/13/2013 1:04:13 PM PST by Obadiah (I Like Ted.)
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To: nascarnation

“.....Another 396,261 have been determined eligible for Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which are public programs that provide health insurance to low-income Americans, officials said....”

http://thehill.com/blogs/healthwatch/health-reform-implementation/190159-106k-enrolled-in-obamacares-first-month


4 posted on 11/13/2013 1:05:35 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Lots of votes purchased.
As long as the tap at Ben & Janet’s continue to flow...


5 posted on 11/13/2013 1:06:58 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's 3rd term: squaw Warren? Lord help us!)
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To: Obadiah

Of course it’s bogus...they LIE about everything else...


6 posted on 11/13/2013 1:07:12 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: SeekAndFind

How many welfare? How many young people? How many have lost their insurance?


7 posted on 11/13/2013 1:07:35 PM PST by jwalsh07
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To: SeekAndFind

106,000? That fills up the Yankee Stadium seating capacity, I think.


8 posted on 11/13/2013 1:09:57 PM PST by Signalman
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To: jwalsh07

Right? Where’s the chart with the breakdown of ages of enrollee suspects? Any bro’s or ho’s?


9 posted on 11/13/2013 1:12:46 PM PST by ToastedHead
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To: Obadiah

Note the word “picked”. Not the same as “bought”.


10 posted on 11/13/2013 1:13:12 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: SeekAndFind

3/100ths of 1% of the American people have signed up.

They’re really on a roll in Obamacare Land.


11 posted on 11/13/2013 1:14:26 PM PST by Signalman
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To: nascarnation

The report says well over 300,000 to Medicaid. Wow! The sad thing is that those rubes have no idea how bad Medicaid is.


12 posted on 11/13/2013 1:15:00 PM PST by dforest
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13 posted on 11/13/2013 1:19:02 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: SeekAndFind

Bubba and Hillary are moving out of the way of this fiasco faster than a Frenchman running from a German.


14 posted on 11/13/2013 1:19:53 PM PST by Signalman
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To: dforest

It’s “free” so they will love it.

Along with their food stamps, TANF, section 8 housing, obamphone, subsidized high speed internet, and Earned Income Credit.


15 posted on 11/13/2013 1:20:19 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's 3rd term: squaw Warren? Lord help us!)
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To: Buckeye McFrog; All

“......HealthCare.gov has performed even worse than expected. Fewer than 27,000 people selected a plan through the website, compared with roughly 79,000 who picked a plan through the 15 state-based insurance exchanges. Unofficial estimates leaked earlier this week suggested the federal website had done slightly better....”

http://www.nationaljournal.com/health-care/it-s-official-obamacare-enrollment-is-super-low-20131113


16 posted on 11/13/2013 1:28:51 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: SeekAndFind

whats that, about .02%


17 posted on 11/13/2013 1:38:02 PM PST by Farnsworth (Now playing in America: "Stupid is the new normal")
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To: SeekAndFind
The Department of Health and Human Services reported Wednesday that more than 100,000 people have selected a health care plan through the ObamaCare exchanges -- a number that, likely due to widespread website failures, falls far short of the administration's goal.

We wonder to what extent these reported numbers have been audited? What data was used by Health and Human Services? What assumptions did they use? What was the source of the data? What methodology did they use to come up with those numbers? We all wonder whether or not the numbers are somehow inflated.

18 posted on 11/13/2013 1:49:37 PM PST by olezip (Time obliterates the fictions of opinion and confirms the decisions of nature. ~ Cicero)
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To: SeekAndFind

So, for the people who have lost their insurance, how are they paying for doctors, meds, procedures and hospital stays? Who’s paying the bills?


19 posted on 11/13/2013 1:52:00 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Note the word “picked”. Not the same as “bought”.

Yup. They have already said they are counting plans in the shopping cart.


20 posted on 11/13/2013 1:54:10 PM PST by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: SeekAndFind
To put these awful numbers in perspective, Obamacare needs 2.7 million healthy young people to sign up to make the math work. That is how the Obama administration itself defines "success" for the law. The few people that are signing up are undoubtedly the sickest with preexisting conditions. This is called adverse selection bias and will lead to a death spiral, where premiums rise, causing more healthy people to drop out or not sign up to begin with, causing premiums to rise even more and the whole thing collapses.


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21 posted on 11/13/2013 2:05:25 PM PST by JJHLH1
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To: SeekAndFind

But how many of that have actually paid premiums?


22 posted on 11/13/2013 2:43:41 PM PST by JamesA (You done 't have to be big to stand tall)
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To: SeekAndFind

Yes, and 12 have actually paid for them.


23 posted on 11/13/2013 3:00:41 PM PST by pabianice (LINE)
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To: pabianice; JamesA

This news from FOX does not tell us exactly how many signed up via Medicaid or how many actually PAID.

All we know is 27,000 people signed up via the federally run exchanges. The state-run exchanges, which use different websites, signed up roughly 79,000. More than half of those sign-ups came from California and New York.


24 posted on 11/13/2013 3:05:45 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
"....Fewer than 27,000 people selected a plan through the website, compared with roughly 79,000 who picked a plan.."

Sweet!

I "selected" a crimson Ferrari and "picked" a Gulfstream G650 today.

Feeling pretty good about things right now.

/s

25 posted on 11/13/2013 3:21:24 PM PST by SnuffaBolshevik
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To: SnuffaBolshevik; All

....”Republicans questioned the new enrollment figures and whether they represent people who are shopping for plans, rather than those who have officially signed up for plans and paid for them.

“Given that these early enrollment numbers are inflated to include those just ‘shopping’ for a plan, it is clear that the real truth is even worse than we are being told,” House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp, R-Mich., said.

Based on the administration’s own numbers, Camp said, 68,000 people would have to sign up every day to meet the administration’s year-end goal.”....

http://washingtonexaminer.com/republicans-believe-health-care-numbers-are-inflated-and-signal-failure/article/2539105


26 posted on 11/13/2013 3:25:15 PM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: SeekAndFind

27 posted on 11/14/2013 7:53:04 AM PST by 4Liberty (Mr President 'If you Like your college transcripts...can we see them?')
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