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Implementing Health Reform: The Latest Affordable Care Act Coverage Numbers
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On February 17, 2014, the White House announced that 8 million Americans have signed up for private health insurance coverage through the health insurance marketplaces, or exchanges. This significantly exceeds the White House’s original goal of 7 million enrollees. It is far more than the Congressional Budget Office’s recent projections of 6 million. The number of actual enrollees will be smaller than this number.