Carney: ‘I Don’t Know What’ Official Figure For Obamacare Paid Premiums Is Going To Be

CBS DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Blue or red, a majority of states have exceeded their health care sign-up targets under President Barack Obama’s law — something that would have been hard to imagine after last fall’s botched rollout of insurance markets.

But the administration’s final numbers, released Thursday, also expose shortcomings, including subpar enrollment among Hispanics, the nation’s largest minority group and also its least insured.

Still, strong state-by-state performance indicates that the health care law is making inroads around the country, even as Republicans insist repealing “Obamacare” will be a winning issue in the fall congressional elections. An Associated Press analysis of the government numbers found that 31 states met or exceeded enrollment targets set by the administration before the insurance exchanges opened. Twenty of those are led by Republican governors, many of whom were hostile to the program.

The Health and Human Services Department said 8 million Americans chose a…

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Very Interesting.

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