Obama: 4 million have signed up for insurance under Obamacare

WASHINGTON Tue Feb 25, 2014 8:17pm EST

1 of 2. U.S. President Barack Obama is reflected in a mirror as he shakes hands with activists at an Organizing for Action's 'National Organizing Summit' in Washington February 25, 2014.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that some 4 million people had signed up for health insurance through exchanges provided by his signature healthcare law known as Obamacare.

Obama made the comments to cheers from supporters during an appearance at a "national organizing summit" put together by the political organization Organizing for Action that was formed out of his 2012 campaign apparatus.

He urged supporters to keep reaching out to people to get them signed up for health insurance coverage.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Peter Cooney)

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I do not doubt that number but I really would like to know how many have paid at least one month of premiums. It seems odd that this basic number is never mentioned.

Feb 25, 2014 7:45pm EST  --  Report as abuse
baseball18 wrote:
And how many of these 4 million signed up for Medicaid? The sustainability of this program depends on the amount of people paying into the system, not on how many signed up total.

Feb 26, 2014 9:14am EST  --  Report as abuse
Crash866 wrote:
The fundamental transformation continues…you voted…for this…twice…

Feb 26, 2014 9:20am EST  --  Report as abuse
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