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2 Million Enroll in Obamacare
2.1 million Americans have enrolled in Obamacare as of Jan 1st, 2014. While Obamacare didn’t have a running start, but rather a snail pace’s takeoff, it is now getting up to speed. 1.6 million Americans signed up in December, according to the U.S DOH and Human Services, according to Bloomberg. Ultimately, four times as many people signed up in December than in the previous months.
Obama’s polls are looking good, and the fumble from October when Obamacare debuted, is being forgotten as gains in his popularity follow the expansion of the health-care plan, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care act. For uninsured Americans and their children, the affordable care act can be the difference between a healthy child and a sick child, or a healthy family, and a sick one. “As many as 7 million people by the end of March will be covered.”
Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Health secretary commented, “The new law is transformational for our entire health-care system and for millions os Americans who finally have health security.” Along with the Obamacare expansion, Medicaid has also expanded, to help the poor to get coverage, or the working poor- a group that many dont clearly understand. Making enough to cover rent, bills and food/other cost of living, but not affording healthcare is actually a problem that millions of Americans face. Hopefully these new health care expansions can cover all Americans.
2 Million Americans enroll in subsidized/low cost health insurance. The poorest of Americans may now have low cost health insurance. Medicaid expansion continues.
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