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Affordable Care Act Enrollment Surged After the Election

by admin on 18th-November-2016

Washington, D.C.


The election of Donald J. Trump coupled with the Republican party’s ability to successfully maintain control of the U.S. Senate and expanding their numbers in the U.S. House of Representatives; there was little question the future of President Obama’s signature legislation, the Affordable Care Act, is uncertain. What is certain however, is that the Wednesday following Trump’s victory, the Department of Health & Human Services reported more than 95,000 people enrolled for coverage—this made Wednesday the busiest day since the enrollment season opened on November 1. The White House press corps touted enrollment rally as, “. . . an indication of the success of the program when you consider the intense demand that people have for these services and for these opportunities.

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