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Election Prompts Rush to Sign Up for ACA

More than one million people have signed up for 2017 health insurance coverage on HealthCare.gov, and more than 300,000 of them selected plans in the three days after Donald Trump won the presidential election...
November 22, 2016

More than one million people have signed up for 2017 health insurance coverage on HealthCare.gov, and more than 300,000 of them selected plans in the three days after Donald Trump won the presidential election.

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The data covered plan selections from Nov. 1, the first day of the fourth annual open enrollment period, to Nov. 12, for the 39 states that use the website. For the current open enrollment period, which runs through Jan. 31, the administration has declared a goal of signing up 13.8 million people for coverage, an increase of 1.1 million over the last enrollment season. Major insurers have pulled out of the marketplace in many parts of the country, and premiums for many of the remaining plans have shot up.

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