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Obamacare enrollment surpasses 500,000 in first week
Obamacare enrollment surpasses 500,000 in first week

More than half a million people selected a health insurance plan in the first week of the 2015 enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act, a new federal report indicates. Between Nov. 15 and Nov. 21, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported, 462,125 people signed up for a plan through HealthCare.gov, the federally run insurance marketplace that serves 37 states nationwide. Tens of thousands of additional people signed for coverage on state-run marketplaces in the remaining 13 states, including California, Maryland and Connecticut, and the District of Columbia. The HealthCare.gov total — which is split roughly evenly between new enrollees and people...

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