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More than 200,000 Americans chose a plan on November 1st, the first day of open enrollment. Thatís more than double the number of consumers who signed up on the first day of enrollment last year. More than 1 million people visited HeathCare.gov, the official federal website, which amounts to roughly a 33% increase compared with 2016.

Excerpted from: Washington Post, November 6, 2017

 
What's News
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MSNBC, November 7, 2017

GOP may still package tax bill with repeal of Obamacare mandate
Chicago Tribune, November 5, 2017

Here's what CSR payment uncertainty looks like to insurers
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5 changes for Obamacare open enrollment for 2018
CNN, November 1, 2017

Past-Due Premiums, Missing Tax Forms May Hamstring Marketplace Customers
Kaiser Health News, October 31, 2017

Aetna third-quarter revenue slips on lower premiums, fewer ACA members
Modern Healthcare, October 31, 2017

Illinois overhauls health insurance marketplace website
WQAD, October 31, 2017

Covered California Official Says Exchange Is Alive And Well
KPBS, October 31, 2017

Proposed rule would let states decide essential health benefits
Healthcare Dive, October 31, 2017

Premiums for popular Obamacare plans to soar 37% for 2018
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Blogs
House GOP weighs repeal of health mandate in tax bill
New Orleans City Business, November 6, 2017

Insurer Participation Down, Premiums Up In Uncertainty-Plagued Marketplaces
Health Affairs, October 30, 2017
 
 
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