Last-Minute Surge Pushes Obamacare Enrollments to 1.1 Million

December 2013
Moderate Voice;12/29/2013, p4
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The article reports on the increased enrollments witnessed for Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare, related to the U.S. health care plan for american citizens, during December 2013. It cites the blog post of Marilyn Tavenner, head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, to inform that the enrollment figure was nearly 1.1 million for December 2013 as compared to 27,000 for October. It mentions that December enrollment was seven times greater than that of October and November.


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