Obamacare may be on the verge of ruin but people keep buying them. Obamacare insurance had over one million buyers on https://www.healthcare.gov/ within two weeks of open enrollment for 2017 The federal health marketplace serves citizens of 39 states as the site noted a surge of plan selections since Election Day.
President Donald Trump had spoken of repealing Obamacare and replacing it with “something terrific.” In order to finalize your plan selection on the federal health marketplace, you must pay their first month’s premium.
“The American people are demonstrating how much they continue to want and need the coverage the marketplace offers,” said Sylvia Burwell, secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. “And we are encouraging all Americans who need health insurance for 2017 to visit HealthCare.gov or their state marketplace and check out their options.”
Majority of the people that selected Obamacare were people renewing their coverage. Over 75 percent of the 1,008,218 people that enrolled were renewals. Individual plan enrollment will continue through Jan. 31. Obamacare will remain in effect through 2017 as Trump and the Republican Congress takes steps to repeal it.