Focus On Marketplace Enrollment Overlooks Millions Who Bought Private Insurance

APRN’s Annie Feidt, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News and NPR, reports: “Want to know how many people have signed up for private insurance under Obamacare? Like the health care law itself, the answer is complicated. The Obama administration is tracking the number of plans purchased on HealthCare.gov and on the state exchanges. ... But often overlooked is that enrollment in private health plans outside the marketplaces is also booming. The federal government hasn’t been counting the number of people who buy new plans directly from insurance carriers -- and that number could be substantial" (Feidt, 4/15). Read the story.

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