Down but not out.
“The task for the blue states…is to mute, or at least counter, President Donald Trump’s messaging”
“…down 12.9 percent since a record set in 2015.”
“We anticipate the decline to continue into 2018-19…”
“As of March 15, 2017, 10.3 million individuals had effectuated their coverage…”
“Look, and whose fault is this?”
“That’s the group that felt the full force of the doubling of premiums in our state.”
“Some 9.2 million consumers selected a plan on the federal exchange…
“New enrollees are signing up at a rate 22% lower so far.”
“Its utter failures become more obvious by the day.”
S&P: ObamaCare enrollment may decline in 2017.
“Obamacare customers are gaming the system…”
Also, a new open enrollment period to cushion the (political) shock.
“Lots of companies have different timetables for when their new customers have to send their first payment.”
“These people need a little extra time.”
“I think that everyone’s very grateful that you did this.”
The final countdown.
T-minus one month to go.
“Seven million was not the administration.”
“If we can’t get a good handle on the data and the less data we have, the more risk premium we need to put into our products and that means the prices are higher.”
“As we go through the month, you bet this is going to be a problem.”