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11/1/2013 (11 months ago)

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'Approximately 100' people had signed up by the morning of October 3

It appeared that not that many people were in a rush to enroll in this big "health care reform" thing. While the makers of healthcare.gov says that a sudden influx of interested users caused that Web site to crash in the first few days, new internal documents say that only SIX people signed up for "Obamacare" on the first day.

A HHS spokesman says the documents 'appear to be notes.' it must be noted that these notes do not include official enrollment statistics.

A HHS spokesman says the documents "appear to be notes." it must be noted that these notes do not include official enrollment statistics.

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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

11/1/2013 (11 months ago)

Published in Politics & Policy

Keywords: Obamacare, Web site, figures, analytics


LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Notes from an Obama administration meeting confirm this figure, according to documents released by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

As of the morning of Oct. 2, "six enrollments have occurred so far with five different issuers." Fox News' Ed Henry shared this with Megyn Kelly on "The Kelly File." The documents were released by committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa. The notes were reportedly taken at a "war room" meeting of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

At the next meeting, which took place on the afternoon of October 2, "approximately 100" people had signed up and 248 enrollments had occurred by the morning of October 3.

The Obama administration has thus far not released any official numbers on Obamacare enrollment. The first numbers would be released in mid-November after the HHS collects data from a variety of different sources.

A HHS spokesman says the documents "appear to be notes." it must be noted that these notes do not include official enrollment statistics.

"As the Secretary said before Congress, we are focused on providing reliable and accurate information and we do not have that at this time due to the issues with 834 forms," Joanne Peters said. "We have always anticipated that the pace of enrollment will increase throughout the enrollment period."

"Clearly the White House does not want insurance companies talking about what's going here," Health care industry consultant Robert Laszewski told Kelly.

"And given what was released tonight, the news that so very few people are signing up, you can see why," he continued. "If four weeks ago the enrollment numbers were public it would look very bad. I can tell you based upon the information that I continue to get this trickle of enrollment that you're reporting on for the first three days has really continued for the first month."

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