Fewer people enrolling in Obamacare as alternatives have increased
Signups between Nov. 1 and Nov. 24 totaled 2.4 million, about 13 percent less than during a similar period last year.
By John Tozzi|November 29, 2018 at 10:44 AM
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The market for Obamacare plans is shrinking but not collapsing, two years after President Donald Trump said not repealing the program would “destroy American health care forever.”
More than halfway through the 45-day enrollment period, fewer people have selected plans for 2019 on healthcare.gov than in the same period a year ago, new government data show. The website handles enrollment in Affordable Care Act plans for 39 states.
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