Washington, D.C. – This week, the Department of Health and Human Services released new enrollment numbers showing that more than 940,000 people enrolled in the health insurance marketplaces in February, bringing the total number of enrollees to 4.2 million individuals. In addition, supporters of the law are ramping up efforts to sign people up for coverage, holding at least 4,000 events in the final weeks of enrollment.
The following experts are available to provide analysis on signing up by March 31 to avoid a fine, the most recent enrollment numbers, and to discuss efforts across the country to enroll Americans in the ACA marketplaces:
Tony Carrk, Senior Health Advisor, Center for American Progress; Director, Health Care War Room, Center for American Progress Action Fund
Maura Calsyn, Director, Health Policy, Center for American Progress