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enrollment

Katya Powder

Enrolling like their lives depend on it

February 7, 2018 – More Americans are appreciating the Affordable Care Act more than ever – and they're showing it by continuing to enroll in ACA-compliant… Read more

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 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

Obamacare enrollment in red states.

Hating ‘Obama’ but loving the ‘Care’

February 12, 2015 – Republican governors and state legislators have fought like hell to have nothing to do with Obamacare. But in the end, not only has… Read more

Marketplace winners.

Winner, winner, chicken dinner

February 4, 2015 – Of federal marketplace plan offerings that increased in premium, 70 percent had at least one better alternative. Plan offerings were… Read more

Subsidies denied.

How subsidy-eligible enrollees got ‘false negatives’

February 2, 2015 – By now it's clear that many who are eligible either for subsidized private coverage or Medicaid under the ACA don't know that they're… 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

Your employer is dropping health coverage.

Your employer is dropping health coverage. Yay?

December 19, 2014 – If your employer drops your company-sponsored health insurance and sends you to the exchanges for coverage, everybody could… 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