Enrollment Jumps At HealthCare.gov, Though Totals Still Lag

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' shadow appeared behind the lectern as she spoke about the implementation of the federal health law in Detroit in November.Enlarge image i

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ shadow appeared behind the lectern as she spoke about the implementation of the federal health law in Detroit in November.


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Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' shadow appeared behind the lectern as she spoke about the implementation of the federal health law in Detroit in November.

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ shadow appeared behind the lectern as she spoke about the implementation of the federal health law in Detroit in November.

Paul Sancya/AP

Enrollment in the federal government’s new health insurance exchange picked up sharply in November, but the number of people signing up for coverage still trails original forecasts. Officials from the Obama administration say they expect the pace of enrollments will continue to increase now that the insurance website is working more smoothly.

Users have until Dec. 23 to sign up for coverage that begins in January.

Article source: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/12/11/250023704/enrollment-jumps-at-healthcare-gov-though-totals-still-lag?ft=1&f=131849999

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