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California’s Obamacare exchange missed its enrollment goal — here’s how it hurts its bottom line
Sacramento Business Journal

Running a statewide health benefits exchange, it turns out, is tougher than anticipated, even in a bluer-than-blue state like California.

Covered California, the state’s Obamacare exchange, has signed up far fewer people in 2015’s open enrollment period than it projected in the summer of 2014, when it expected the tally to be 1.8 million by now.

Instead, the current tally is reportedly about 1.4 million, a number that could drop further if some folks don’t complete the enrollment process or pay their initial premiums.

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