Skip to comments.Itís Official: Obamacare Enrollment Is Super Low (106,185 total, fewer than 27,000 through healthca
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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27,000 people could use the federal website, vs twice that number who were able to use state websites...
Ahh, yes, federalism always saves time and trouble...
The Dems used to talk about the 40 million people without healthcare.
Now they can talk about the 200 million without healthcare..............
More people bought ammo in any single day!
How many of those have made the first payment, and how many chose Medicaid?
That’s a shame.
I hope there is a way that Issa can subpoena this information because they will never get it out of Sebellius.
These f'n RATs need to speak English. Did they pay for it? Is choosing private insurance the same as putting it into a shopping basket.
On the bright side:
Enrollment is up 4,500% over day one !!!
And the low information voters will believe them when they blame it on the Republicans.
Yep, just what I was saying all along. The communist propaganda machine posing as our fair and impartial media will start a blame the Republican campaign and all the ‘tards will believe them. Matter of fact I’ll bet in a few years as we get near the POTUS election it will be non-stop. “Vote for Hillary! Stop the Republicans from messing up your health insurance!”
Even Pravda couldn’t hide this crop failure. Poor little Marxists proving how incompetent they are...again.
Pray America is waking up
and ammo can still be hard to find
States marked with asterisks are those implementing their own marketplaces.
District of Columbia*: N/A
New Hampshire: 269
New Jersey: 741
New Mexico: 172
New York*: 16,404
North Carolina: 1,662
North Dakota: 42
Rhode Island*: 1,192
South Carolina: 572
South Dakota: 58
West Virginia: 174
I am wallowing in my SCHADENFREUDE!!!
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.)
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.
What’s the age breakdown? That’s even more important than the numbers.
Approx 70,000 per month means over 350 years to sign up 300 million.
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.
Thats a shame
More people can purchase concert tickets online in less than an hour.
More posts were deleted in this thread than can use the Deathcare website at the same time.
>> 106,185 people have successfully applied for...
That’s not enrolled. I bet zero are enrolled.
Gonna take longer than that. People will die and fall off the ranks.
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.
Is the information about this debacle reaching - and influencing - those Rush Limbaugh calls low information voters?
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.
Also how many of the applicants have major illnesses so to them its cheaper than buying direct care.
this will bankrupt the insurers.
When you’re making Jerry Brown look like a tech-savvy genius, you’re in trouble.
How do they know that those payments didn’t go to some off shore Nigarian scam ?
if you liked the numbers today, wait until the employer mandate kicks in. 100,000,000 losing their coverage isn’t out of the question.
The large steaming cup of fail.
They can’t even get their website working and they expect us to believe that they can make the healthcare work?
But there’s one born every minute.
“successfully applied for” = obfuscationist b.s.
The relevant metrics are: how many actually PAY, what are the age and income/subsidy breakdowns etc.
This thing is a sinking ship, even in its own socialist terms, if there are not enough full-pay no-subsidy young enrollees, who will pay the costs while not making much use of the services.
Ofc, what is much more likely is that as the fiasco unfolds the libs will try to spin the disaster into a call for national “single payer” socialized medicine. Obozocare cannot be paid for in its own terms when a high proportion of enrollees will be high-subsidy participants.
They are refusing to reveal how many actually paid and enrolled.
They must know. There’s no way they don’t know.
Weasel words. They're saying that 106185 people had something in their shopping basket.
They are trying to conceal complete disaster.