Enrollment figures for the Affordable Care Act are up 53% this year as over 3.3 million Americans have enrolled and are now covered. Another 9 million have been enrolled in Medicaid expansions under ObamaCare. The Department of Health and Human Services announced the following statistics:
Key findings from today’s report include:
· Nearly 3.3 million (3,299,500) people selected Marketplace plans from Oct. 1, 2013, through Feb. 1, 2014, including 1.4 million in the State Based Marketplaces and 1.9 million in the Federally-facilitated Marketplace.
· Of the almost 3.3 million:
o 55 percent are female and 45 percent are male;
o 31 percent are age 34 and under;
o 25 percent are between the ages of 18 and 34;
o 62 percent selected a Silver plan, while 19 percent selected a Bronze plan; and
o 82 percent selected a plan and are eligible to receive Financial Assistance, up from 79 percent during the Oct. 1 through Dec 28, 2013 reporting period.