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Charles Gaba

Enrollment predictions.

Prediction: QHP enrollment will swell by 25 percent

October 15, 2015 – Before I go any further, let me say this flat out: No. Actual exchange enrollments in 2016 are not going to reach the CBO's 21 million… Read more

Obamacare rate hikes.

Letting the air out of rate-increase hysteria

May 19, 2015 – The 2016 rate-increase hysteria has already started. Before you freak out, here are four things to remember about premium-hike… Read more

Obamacare shoppers.

Americans know how to shop (even for insurance)

February 27, 2015 – Evidence from the 2014-2015 open enrollment period provides evidence that most buyers are making rational decisions and finding coverage… Read more

Off-exchange ACA enrollment.

Open enrollment’s ‘missing persons’

January 20, 2015 – Last spring I was shouting from the rooftops about off-exchange QHP enrollments at a time when most reporters (and especially ACA… Read more

Harvard v Obamacare?

For many ACA beneficiaries: ‘Ivy League’ benefits?

January 6, 2015 – Contributor Andrew Sprung isn't buying a New York Times article by Robert Pear that describes faculty health coverage at Harvard as 'far… Read more

ACA deadlines.

Why enrollment deadlines could be cause for alarm

December 23, 2014 – ACA's open enrollment deadlines vary by state. Big deal? Depends on whether you want to wait another month for… Read more

Hanukkah Harry, help Obamacare!

Hanukkah Harry, enrollment transparency, please

December 22, 2014 – So what I'd like from Hanukkah Harry this year ... or going forward ... would be I know that recently HealthCare.gov has finally started… Read more

Charles Gaba enrollment prediction.

2015 projection: 12 million will enroll in QHPs

November 16, 2014 – The HHS Department thinks there will be about 9.1 million paying QHP enrollees out of about 10.4 million total. CBO is projecting 13… Read more

Seven million served.

Over 7 million customers served

November 11, 2014 – Focusing on the fact that natural and expected attrition has reduced to around 7 million the number of individuals who have gained… Read more

ACA signups 28 million.

Making a mountain out of 7 million QHPs

November 8, 2014 – The uninsured slice has dropped by around 26 percent in just the first year of the exchanges/Medicaid expansion being operational. That's… Read more

Falling Leaves Edition.

Health Wonk Review for October 23, 2014

October 26, 2014 – This edition could very easily have been dubbed the "Outbreak Edition" with about a third of the posts tied into the implications of the… Read more

Survey says!

ACA critics play the ‘rating game’ but it isn’t working

October 22, 2014 – Last spring, when it was obvious that Obamacare was meeting its enrollment targets for the first year, opponents of the law needed some new… Read more