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More Than 900,000 Sign Up for Obamacare; Enrollment Down 21%

Nov. 13, 2019, 8:47 PM

Close to 800,000 people chose Obamacare plans in the federal HealthCare.gov exchange in the second week of open enrollment, the Department of Health and Human Services said.

Plan selections from the beginning of open enrollment Nov. 1 through Nov. 9 in the 38 states using the federal exchange totaled more than 930,000, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said Nov. 13. Open enrollment continues through Dec. 15

The success of open enrollment for 2020 may show whether the Trump administration’s success in reducing premiums and attracting more insurers back to the market will pay off. Even with the...

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