That’s far short of the 3.3 million the Obama administration had hoped would sign up by the end of 2013, but it represents a big pickup from initial enrollment numbers stuck in the gutter because of a faulty federal website rollout. The approximate 2.1 million figure comes from both state and federal exchanges.
Coverage starts kicking in on Wednesday for people who signed up by a Dec. 24 deadline and have paid their first premium. But Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius could not say how many of the 2.1 million have paid that premium to ensure coverage begins on Wednesday.
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