With only half the states reporting, 3.5 million Americans have already received notices of cancellations of their individual healthcare plans, and tens of millions more with policies from small businesses will lose theirs in the coming year.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius admits that the launch of ObamaCare has proven unsuccessful thus far. According to the secretary, enrollment numbers, which are to be released next week, are extremely low.
Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney told NBC News that if he'd been elected president, he would have replaced ObamaCare with a mandate that states guarantee that all their residents are insured — a distinction without much of a difference.
ObamaCare may be making health insurance more affordable for some people, but at the expense of their choice of providers.
Early ObamaCare enrollment data indicate that far more people are enrolling in Medicaid than in private insurance, which could prove troublesome for patients, taxpayers, and insurers alike.