House Report: Just 2.5 Million Have Paid Obamacare Premium


obamacareOnly two-thirds of those enrolled in Obamacare health insurance programs through had paid their first month’s premium by April 15 – and only 25 percent of those were in the desperately needed 18-34 age group, according to figures House Republicans released on Wednesday.

According to data released by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, only 67 percent of those with healthcare plans obtained through the national marketplace – or about 2.45 million Americans – had completed the sign-up process and had paid their premium by the end of the first enrollment period.

A total of 3.65 million Americans had obtained coverage through by April 15, the figures show.

Of those who had paid, 52 percent were between the ages of 45 and 64, the figures show – and 16 percent were 35 to 44 years old. Only 6 percent of those paid were under 18, while 25 percent were between 18 and 34. The remaining 1 percent is over 65.

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  1. Get the Browne Shirts after them! It’s their fault that my Signature Legislation is going to fall apart! Bush must have ‘sic’ them on me!

  2. No spin by me, but more deceitful propaganda by the Republicans. The data don’t all the states; in particular the 67% figure is based only on 34 of the 36 states using the federal exchanges. The other 14 states, using their own exchanges, all have higher rates — two are actually at 100%. And many of the enrollees hadn’t even received their invoices from their insurance plans by April 15 — their premiums weren’t due until April 30 or even later, depending on the plan. Furthermore the Republican numbers don’t include the additional millions of Medicaid signups, which don’t require a premium.

    Why is it that Republicans want Americans not to have health insurance?

  3. House Energy and Commerce Committee: “A total of 3.65 million Americans had obtained coverage through by April 15, the figures show.”

    From the April 17 Washington Post:”President Obama announced Thursday that 8 million people have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act”

    I know who I am going to believe — and it is NOT going to be the Shakran-In-Chief nor his pathologically lying henchmen that are so adept at twisting the facts to make it look like they are telling the truth. See Benghazi.

  4. When is the “ACA Premium Relief Program” going to be unveiled? You know, the Government Program that gives people money to buy government-mandated insurance…