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What Affordable Care Act Special Enrollment Numbers Mean For Americans
Published: Monday, May 24, 2021 - 11:51am
Updated: Monday, May 24, 2021 - 1:16pm
Just after his inauguration in January, President Joe Biden announced a special enrollment period for Affordable Care Act health insurance coverage. And, in less than three months, a million people signed up.
The White House lauded it as proof of the need to expand the health care law — but Jim Hammond says it’s just scratching the surface.
Hammond is the publisher of health care newsletter the Hertel Report, and he told The Show the true number of Americans who could benefit from buying health insurance through the Obamacare marketplace is even higher.