Health Care Coverage Advantages: Obamacare vs Non-Obamacare Plans

DEB SHIELDS | August 4, 2018

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More than one million Americans have already dropped the Obamacare plan that they purchased in 2018, according to a new study by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS). Although nearly 12 million people signed up for a plan on the marketplace exchange, only 10.6 million actually paid their first premium payment and had an active plan as of February 2018. And if trends from previous years continue, the number of individuals who remained enrolled in an Obamacare plan by the end of the year will be even lower. In 2017, more than 12 million individuals enrolled in Obamacare, but by the end of the year, only 8.9 million still had an active policy.

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