Brokers were "instrumental" in enrolling millions in Obamacare coverage despite the nagging feeling that they don't feel valued by the administration.

Ironically, brokers could be even more instrumental if several changes were made to remove obstacles preventing even larger enrollment numbers.

That was the key takeaway from a report issued this week by researchers from Georgetown University's Center on Health Insurance Reforms and the Urban Institute. The report, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is based on interviews conducted with brokers and other stakeholders, including carriers and navigators, across 21 states and the District of Columbia.  

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