Obamacare enrollment News

Obamacare Enrollment Forecast Cut by 30%

The U.S. administration on Monday dramatically cut expectations for 2015 Obamacare enrollment, saying it aims to have a total of 9.1 million people enrolled in government-backed federal and state health insurance marketplaces next year. The stated goal, 30 percent lower …

Administration Says 7.3 Milion People Paid for Obamacare Coverage

About 7.3 million people have paid for their Obamacare coverage and remain enrolled in health insurance plans sold through new government-run markets, a top U.S. official said today. That’s a 9 percent reduction from the government’s 8 million May estimate, …

More Than 10 Million Adults Gain Health Coverage Since Obamacare Began

An estimated 10.3 million American adults have gained health coverage since Obamacare enrollment began last October, with the biggest gains among young adults and Hispanics, according to a study published this week. The findings by researchers from the Harvard School …

Obamacare Reaches Enrollment Milestone But Faces Obstacles Ahead

President Barack Obama’s embattled U.S. healthcare law, having survived a rollout marred by technology failures, reaches a milestone on Monday with the end of its first enrollment wave, and with the administration likely to come close to its goal of …

Affordable Care Enrollment Hits 4.2 Million As Deadline Nears

President Barack Obama appealed to uninsured Americans to sign up for medical coverage before a March 31 deadline while his administration said 4.2 million people had enrolled in health plans through February. Youth enrollment continued to expand, with 1.1 million …

Obamacare Enrollment Reaches 3 Million: HHS Secretary Sebelius

Three million people have enrolled in private health plans offered through Obamacare insurance exchanges, U.S. officials said. The tally reflects 800,000 new sign ups so far in January, adding to the 2.2 million who enrolled from Oct. 1 through December. …

White House Rebranding Obamacare for ‘Young Invincibles’

Last summer, White House officials planning a nationwide push to urge young adults to enroll in new health insurance plans had a big problem: Polls showed that many young, healthy people who could be key to the success of the …

Obama Exempts Canceled Policyholders from Individual Mandate

Americans whose health plans are being canceled because their coverage doesn’t meet Obamacare rules will be exempt from the mandate that they carry insurance, under a change announced by the Obama administration. Officials estimated the change will affect fewer than …

Death Spiral Unlikely for Obamacare: Study

A threat to America’s health insurance overhaul has been that young people would not buy coverage in new marketplaces, possibly pushing the program into a disastrous spiral of falling enrollment and rising premiums. But this worst-case scenario is looking more …

Obamacare November Enrollment Tops 250,000; Sebelius Seeks Probe of Botched Launch

More than 250,000 Americans selected private health insurance plans through Obamacare enrollment systems last month, better than twice as many as in October when the exchanges opened amid technology errors and outages. Kathleen Sebelius, the U.S. health secretary, asked today …