Audio: Kathleen Sebelius discusses Affordable Care Act enrollment numbers

Tools

The Health and Human Services Department Wednesday released a much-anticipated report (.pdf) on American enrollment into health insurance plans through the exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act.

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and other department officials spoke with the press for approximately 40 minutes; scroll down to the media player to listen to the call in full.

According to the report. 1.5 million Americans have completed applications for health insurance through state exchanges or through the federal marketplace. Of those the eligible individuals, 9.8 percent have selected a health insurance plan.

For more:
- download the report (.pdf)

Related Articles:
CMS will email healthcare.gov attempted enrollees in bid to have them try again
ACA enrollment numbers low for now, Sebelius tells Senate panel
Contractors point fingers at each other and CMS during healthcare.gov hearing