In a complete turnaround from its faulty October beginning marked by numerous website glitches, President Obama’s Affordable Care Act’s 6-month enrollment period ended on a high note. Reportedly, 8 million people, 35 percent under the age of 35, signed up for private health insurance, Obama announced on Thursday.
The number surpasses the goal of 6 million.
“This law is working,” Obama said. “This law won’t solve all the problems in our health care system. We know we’ve got more work to do, but we now know for a fact that repealing the Affordable Care Act would increase the deficit, raise premiums for millions of Americans, and take insurance away from millions more.”
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