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Obamacare by the Numbers

10185151507 09095 BY THE NUMBERS OBAMACARE 27265 9600 01010 072580188 89343 8967 873543 58026 4595406 52495 788765 98765 527575 04322 8765 523 9712378 0980092432623 13455 98732294325 5694655 76543 74260 5034 547588 ACCORDING TO THE CENSUS BUREAU 82400 257 7864 In 2012, 15.4 percent of people in the United States were uninsured. Down from 48.6 million people in 2011, to 48 million in 2012. Medicare covered 15.7 percent M1 of the population. From 1999 to 2012 the proportion of people with private health insurance declined: 73% to 63.9% 1999 2012 While the proportion with government coverage rose: 24.2% to 32.% Nearly 25 percent of people in households with an annual incomes of less than $25,0o00 were uninsured in 2012. 7.9%: uninsured rate in households with incomes of $75,000 or more. Mar. 23, 2010 Affordable Care Act June 28, 2012 |(Obamacare) becomes law U.S. Supreme Court upholds the Affordable Care Act in a 5-4 vote LOOKING TO THE FUTURE 3.3 million In Sept. 2013, number of people government projected When asked "What does success look like?" Health and Human Services (HHSs) would enroll in the Affordable Care Act by December, 2013. Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said: "Success looks like at least 7 million people having signed up by the end of March 2014." 2.7 million of these enrollees would need to be young and healthy in order to keep premiums down. In September, Marilyn Tavenner, (Head of the HHS agency responsible for implementing the Affordable Care Act) circulated a memo that projected monthly enrollment targets of: 500,000 in October 706,000 in November 2.1 million in December Total: 3.2 million by January 1 These figures would continue until, they hit the projected 7 million people enrolled by March. By 2023: there will be 25 million fewer Americans without health insurance than if the law had not been enacted. 31 million: Number of people who will still be uninsured by 2023, according to estimates. HOW THINGS LOOK NOW The Obama administration estimated that 500,000 people would sign up in the first month of open enrollment. Total Enrolled in the first month: 106,000 Of those who chose plans, only 4 (26,794) of those enrolled at, serves customers in 36 states. 79,391 enrolled through websites and exchanges run by 14 states (and the District of Columbia). According to the Department of Health and Human Services, in the first two months of 1f = 1 million Between Oct. 1 and Nov. 2 nearly 27 million people visited the exchange open enrollment, 364,682 Americans had selected plans. + 137,204 signed up on the federal marketplace, + 227,478 had enrolled via the 16 state-run exchanges. websites. Over 3 million people called federal help lines. FIXING THOSE GLITCHES Before a site upgrade on Dec. 1 almost 4 of's 834 forms contained errors. A bug, which prevented social security numbers from being included on forms, made up 80% of the site's form errors. Bug was patched in the Dec. Ist upgrade. POST PATCH In the week following the upgrade, 3.7 million consumers visited the website, reflecting its improved functionality, software repairs, and hardware upgrades. 29,000: number of people signed up for health insurance through between Dec. 1 and Dec. 2nd, more than the 26,794 who signed up in the entire month of October. In November, initial deadline for enrollment (Dec. 15) was pushed back to Dec. 23. FIGHTING AGAINST ** 46 number of times the U.S. House of Rep. has voted to repeal Obamacare brought to you by: HEALTHCARE-ADMINISTRATION-DEGREE.NET Sources,0,6840049.story 4345678 3080 525117 090252 0 894600345 55455 111434 023403 ост. DEC. 1-2

Obamacare by the Numbers

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Take a look at the numbers of Americans who have applied for health insurance since Obamacare has become law. You will also learn about glitches that occurred on the website.


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