Obama: 4 million have signed up for insurance under Obamacare
Published on Feb 26, 2014 11:18 AM
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that some 4 million people had signed up for health insurance through exchanges provided by his signature healthcare law known as Obamacare.
Obama made the comments to a gathering put together by OrganiSing for Action, a political group formed from his 2012 campaign apparatus.
A full enrollment report for February will be released in mid-March, the lead Obamacare agency, the Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said in a statement.
The figure given by Obama showed an increase of 700,000 from the 3.3 million people who had enrolled in private Affordable Care Act plans from Oct 1 to Feb 1. Enrollment has picked up momentum since the botched rollout of the HealthCare.gov website in October.
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