13.8M goal set for Obama's final health care sign-up season
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing new challenges to a legacy law, the Obama administration on Wednesday set its goals for the president's final health care sign-up season.
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell said she expects 13.8 million people to sign up.
This is shaping up to be the most difficult sign-up season since HealthCare.gov launched in 2013 and the computer system froze up. But technology isn't the issue now. Premiums are going up sharply in many parts of the country, and some major insurers have exited the program, leaving consumers with fewer choices next year.
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