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Itís Official: Obamacare Enrollment Is Super Low (106,185 total, fewer than 27,000 through healthca
National Journal ^ | 11/13/13 | Sam Baker

Posted on 11/13/2013 2:26:36 PM PST by Jean S

The Health and Human Services Department said 106,185 people have successfully applied for and chosen private insurance through the health care law's new marketplaces. That total is only about 20 percent of the administration's initial enrollment target for October, the first month in which consumers were able to sign up for coverage.

Officials have long acknowledged they would fall short of that target because of the problems surrounding HealthCare.gov, the problem-plagued website that handles enrollment for 36 states.

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.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; deathpanels; enrollment; healthcaregov; obama; obamacare; rinocare; zerocare
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To: Jean S

FUBAR


21 posted on 11/13/2013 2:56:22 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Red in Blue PA

and ammo can still be hard to find


22 posted on 11/13/2013 2:56:22 PM PST by Teotwawki (For a person to get a thing without paying for it, another must pay for it without getting it.)
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To: Jean S; All

States marked with asterisks are those implementing their own marketplaces.

Alabama: 624
Alaska: 53
Arizona: 739
Arkansas: 250
California*: 35,364
Colorado*: 3,736
Connecticut*: 4,418
Delaware: 97
District of Columbia*: N/A
Florida: 3,571
Georgia: 1,390
Hawaii*: N/A
Idaho: 338
Illinois: 1,370
Indiana: 701
Iowa: 136
Kansas: 371
Kentucky*: 5,586
Louisiana: 387
Maine: 271
Maryland*: 1,284
Massachusetts*: N/A
Michigan: 1,329
Minnesota*: 1,774
Mississippi: 148
Missouri: 751
Montana: 212
Nebraska: 338
Nevada*: 1,217
New Hampshire: 269
New Jersey: 741
New Mexico: 172
New York*: 16,404
North Carolina: 1,662
North Dakota: 42
Ohio: 1,150
Oklahoma: 346
Oregon*: N/A
Pennsylvania: 2,207
Rhode Island*: 1,192
South Carolina: 572
South Dakota: 58
Tennessee: 992
Texas: 2,991
Utah: 357
Vermont*: 1,325
Virginia: 1,023
Washington*: 7,091
West Virginia: 174
Wisconsin: 877
Wyoming: 85


23 posted on 11/13/2013 3:02:04 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: VRW Conspirator

I am wallowing in my SCHADENFREUDE!!!

YEAH!

I couldn’t even begin to imagine this awful result...better than I had ever hoped for, with all due respect for those who have lost their insurance ( but I believe the govt will be doing a “quick fix” for those people.)


24 posted on 11/13/2013 3:06:54 PM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie
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To: Jean S

Those in the Republican’s district who agrees with Landrieu’s bill (the guy who was pro-CFL light bulbs) should be flooding his email and voicemail and going to his office.

I agree with Rush’s assertion that Republicans actually wan’t 0bummercare to succeed.


25 posted on 11/13/2013 3:25:50 PM PST by CincyRichieRich (¬ďLife is hard, but it¬ís harder when you¬íre stupid.¬Ē John Wayne)
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To: Jean S

What’s the age breakdown? That’s even more important than the numbers.


26 posted on 11/13/2013 3:31:32 PM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Jean S

Approx 70,000 per month means over 350 years to sign up 300 million.


27 posted on 11/13/2013 3:45:45 PM PST by DocRock (All they that TAKE the sword shall perish with the sword. Matthew 26:52 Gun grabbers beware.)
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To: Jean S

Seems to me those that are signing up are those motivated... Those that have a precondition or people getting it free.

Paying customers, probably not so much so.


28 posted on 11/13/2013 3:46:38 PM PST by babygene ( .)
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To: Gamecock
27,000

That’s a shame

More people can purchase concert tickets online in less than an hour.

29 posted on 11/13/2013 3:55:57 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: Red in Blue PA

More posts were deleted in this thread than can use the Deathcare website at the same time.


30 posted on 11/13/2013 4:03:09 PM PST by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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>> 106,185 people have successfully applied for...

That’s not enrolled. I bet zero are enrolled.


31 posted on 11/13/2013 4:08:59 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: DocRock

Gonna take longer than that. People will die and fall off the ranks.


32 posted on 11/13/2013 4:18:36 PM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: Jean S

Gonna go out on a limb and guess that the entire 27K were folks with serious health problems who couldn’t get anything before. The books ought to balance really fast when their bills start coming in. As with car insurance I always thot there should be a hi-risk system to help with really serious problems. But Kenyoncare doesn’t really address that without doing serious damage every where else.


33 posted on 11/13/2013 4:25:44 PM PST by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: Jean S

Is the information about this debacle reaching - and influencing - those Rush Limbaugh calls low information voters?


34 posted on 11/13/2013 4:28:32 PM PST by tbw2
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To: kingu

We have a president that seems to have one goal. Destroying this country as we know it. He said it personally himself. I will fundamentally change America.


35 posted on 11/13/2013 4:37:55 PM PST by mandaladon (The truth about Benghazi is all I want)
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To: kingu; Red Badger; Red in Blue PA; onyx; VRW Conspirator; Venturer; Gamecock; what's up; ...
Meanwhile... back on planet Earth...


36 posted on 11/13/2013 4:50:28 PM PST by Rodamala
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To: ConservativeInPA

Also how many of the applicants have major illnesses so to them its cheaper than buying direct care.

this will bankrupt the insurers.


37 posted on 11/13/2013 4:55:38 PM PST by for-q-clinton (If at first you don't succeed keep on sucking until you do succeed)
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To: Jean S

When you’re making Jerry Brown look like a tech-savvy genius, you’re in trouble.


38 posted on 11/13/2013 4:59:53 PM PST by Hieronymus ( (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged. --G.K. Chesterton))
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To: pabianice

      EPIC WIN

39 posted on 11/13/2013 4:59:57 PM PST by Rodamala
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To: Rodamala

BUMP.


40 posted on 11/13/2013 5:27:04 PM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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