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Enrollment in US health insurance exchanges tops seven million

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2564 (Published 03 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2564
  1. Michael McCarthy
  1. 1Seattle

More than seven million people have enrolled in private health insurance plans through the health insurance exchanges established by the US Affordable Care Act, the White House announced on Tuesday 1 April.

The exchanges, a major component of the 2010 health reform law, were designed as marketplaces where individuals and families could compare and buy private insurance plans with standardized benefits—and find out whether they qualified for free care under Medicaid or tax …

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