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Health care enrollments fail to meet low expectations
USA Today

The bottom-line number on didn’t even meet the lowest of expectations: 26,794.

That’s the number of people who were able to navigate through the troubled federal health exchange’s website to select a health insurance plan in its first month of operation, the administration said in a highly anticipated announcement Wednesday.

All told, 106,185 individuals have selected an insurance plan through state and federal exchanges — and another 396,261 were found to be eligible for the expanded Medicaid insurance.