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The Graph, UPDATED with 1 major addition & 2 major changes!

I've added in one more section to The Graph. The OFF-Exchange QHP section is now broken into three areas: Documented (ie, specific hard numbers from scattered companies), Low-End Estimate (which adds up to the CBO's 5M figure) and High-End Estimate (which addes another 3M for the RAND figure).

In addition, I've gone back and retro-fitted a few of the earlier numbers to correct for the fact that the Medicaid/CHIP data tends to come in a full month or more after the actual time period when those people enrolled (ie, I recently added a good half-million people to Medicaid for March...but the report didn't come out until May, so they showed up as a weird spike at the end when in fact they belonged a good 5 weeks earlier). This has no impact on the final tallies, it just makes the earlier graph data more accurate visually.

Finally, there's one more significant change: While the GOP House Energy & Commerce Committee's infamous "67% paid" report was utterly full of crap, the testimony given by major insurers Wellpoint, Aetna and Health Care Service Corp (which operates Blue Cross/Blue Shield in 5 states) has actually led me to tentatively lower my own 93% figure slightly, to a flat 90%.

That comes to 7.30 million paid.

Also, Michigan rape insurance disaster, and some numbers.

Georgia: Woodworker figure confirmed at around 91,000

Hawaii: Correction from last week: 9,217 QHPs + 628 SHOP

North Carolina: BCBSNC reports 85% QHPs paid

New McKinsey Study claims 87% QHPs paid as of 4/16, but...

Michigan: Republicans subject 200 rape victims per year to fines & punishment

Michigan's Republican "Rape Insurance" law means that around 220 rape victims will be PENALIZED for the "crime" of being raped every year by either:

    a) having to pay a $500 fine and undergo a painful, emotionally revolting surgical procedure, OR
    b) having to undergo a minimum of 9 months of cruel & unusual punishment.

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