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Latest Obamacare enrollment total slips but still outpaces 2014
Latest Obamacare enrollment total slips but still outpaces 2014

Nationwide enrollment in health plans provided through the Affordable Care Act slipped to 10.2 million in March as consumers dropped coverage or failed to pay premiums on policies they selected, the Obama administration announced Tuesday. That is down from 11.7 million sign-ups recorded in February when the 2015 enrollment period closed. The tally still represents growth over 2014, when 6.3 million people were enrolled in health plans at the end of the year, according to updated 2014 figures also released Tuesday. The new data also underscore how many consumers rely on federal insurance subsidies made available by the law. About 85% of 2015 enrollees are getting assistance to buy...

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