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Report Shows Six People Enrolled in Obamacare in First Day

healthcareWASHINGTON, D.C. (WGGB) — On October 1, 2013, the new Affordable Care Act made a new heath care exchange available to hundreds of millions of Americans.

By October 2, six people had enrolled in the plan.

The paltry turnout is a sign of the many technical issues that plagued the HealthCare.gov enrollment website.

The documents provided to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee showed that the six people enrolled with five separate insurance companies.

The House committee posted the findings online, which also showed that by October 3, 248 people had signed up.

A spokesperson for the Department of Health and Human Services declined to release the total number of Americans who have enrolled.

They added that they expect a large number of people will be enrolled by the December 15 deadline.


  • HonestABElincoln

    More of the media giving stupid people false impressions. The fact is I don’t think ANYBODY was intended to sign up the first day, unless they are really ignorant. The marketplace is open for people who need it to investigate the options, not rush to a one minute decision and sign up right away.

  • HonestABElincoln

    And what’s the big deal about NOT having insurance? If you can’t afford it, just pay the crummy $200 fine and be happy. You folks act like you are going to prison for not having insurance.