Who is getting new access to health insurance through Obamacare?


White House celebrates healthcare bill passage

White House celebrates healthcare bill passage (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Allegedly, when Secretary Sebelius was sizing the software for Obamacare exchanges, she was planning on serving six or seven million through the Obamacare exchanges, during the first open season.  Yet when Obamacare was being sold, and even now when it is being justified, the goal given is to make sure everyone is insured.  It appears to be designed to fall far short of this goal.

We are being told the number of uninsured in the country is far above that, 30 million.  I have a vague, perhaps faulty, recollection that when Obama (Pelosi?) Care was being created, that number was given as 50 million.   Regardless, the planned number of newly insured is less than 1/4 of the total.

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