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At 9:24am brainwrap wrote

Reminder: March/Early-April HHS Report expected today; look for 7.78M as of 4/15

and at 1:36pm,

Holy Crap. CoveredCA just changed everything (again). New projection: 7.9 - 8.1M

From April 1-15, 205,685 consumers – including a one-day record of more than 50,000 on the final day – completed their applications and selected health plans through the Covered California exchange, bringing the total to 1,395,929 at the end of the historic, first open enrollment period. The total exceeds the base projection for Covered California for the entire six-month enrollment period by more than 815,929.
Then he updated his estimate on the front page to 8.03 million.

Also, Gallup says the rate of uninsured Americans fell to 12.9%, down from 18% just before the health care exchanges opened. More details below, plus good state numbers. They have not yet updated this graph, which runs through the first quarter.

Chart showing rate of uninsured since 2008.

I think I can, I think I can, ¡Sí, se puede! ¡Sí, se puede!


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Spread the news. We start with Gallup, then today's ACA Signups summary, then the Exchange extension numbers, then many more.

Gallup Poll buries the lede: Uninsured down to 12.9% in first half of April!

Estimated Exchange QHPs as of April 15, 2014: 8.03M

Estimated Total, all sources: (14.1 M - 26.1 M)*

Individual QHP Range: (7.24M - 15.58M)  •  Medicaid/CHIP (5.23M - 7.29M)

ESIs (106K documented)  •  Sub26ers (1.60M - 3.10M)

(OFF-Exch. ESIs: 34K confirmed; Rand study finds up to 8.2M more possible)

More California Details: 1.4M QHPs, 1.9M Medicaid, 85% paid & more!

Holy Crap. CoveredCA just changed everything (again). New projection: 7.9 - 8.1M

Reminder: March/Early-April HHS Report expected today; look for 7.78M as of 4/15

The Mystery of RAND's odd numbers (Guest Post)

"Woodworker" poll results and my decision on the terminology

Woodworkers it is.

Texas: Baker Institute Survey suggests 760K exchange QHPs as of 3/15...NOT including kids!

Georgia: 3/31 total: 221.6K QHPs, in spite of Ralph Hudgens' best efforts to be a jerk (UPDATED)

Washington State: Total individual market grows 47K since September

South Dakota: 10.4K PAID QHPs, est. 54% previously uninsured

Texas (yes, Texas!): Nearly 178K enroll in Houston alone...thru 4/05

District of Columbia: "Final" 4/15 Tally: 10.6K QHPs, 19.2K Medicaid, 13.1K SHOP

Minnesota: Final 4/15 tally: 48.1K QHPs, 140.7K Medicaid, 1,300 SHOP

After yesterday's big data dump, no updates tonight. I still have to get the quotations from the other committee where Burwell will testify, but we have at least two weeks until they meet.

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Originally posted to Mokurai on Thu Apr 17, 2014 at 03:31 PM PDT.

Also republished by Obamacare Saves Lives.

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