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November 20, 2014

White House Inflated ObamaCare Enrollment Stats

Remember when the Obama administration boasted of 7.3 million ObamaCare signups? Well, their numbers were off just a little. Bloomberg reports, “The Obama administration included as many as 400,000 dental plans in a number it reported for enrollments under the Affordable Care Act, an unpublicized detail that helped surpass a goal for 7 million sign-ups. Without the dental plans, the federal government would have had 6.97 million people with medical insurance under the law known as Obamacare, investigators for the House Oversight and Government Reform committee calculated, using data they obtained from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.” Had enrollment not exceeded seven million, the White House would have missed its goal – a minor detail. Other than that, we’re sure the stats were completely accurate. More…

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