Larry Kudlow: 1 in 10 Qualified Americans Have Signed up for Obamacare is a ‘Crushing Defeat,’ Calls for a ‘Moratorium’

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Just one in 10 uninsured Americans–the primary group of people Obamacare was intended to insure–who qualify for private plans through the new marketplaces actually enrolled in February, a new McKinsey survey says.

The new survey shows that among Americans who are uninsured and did not want to sign up for a health plan through one of the exchanges, said the biggest factor is that they believe they can’t afford it:

The most common reason for not enrolling cited by both previously insured and previously uninsured respondents continues to be perceived affordability challenges (this was cited by ~50 percent of the respondents who had not yet enrolled).

Open enrollment for 2014 coverage ends March 31, 2014.


Jerome Hudson

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Jerome Hudson has written for numerous national outlets, including The Hill, National Review, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was recognized as one of Florida’s emerging stars, having been included in the list “25 Under 30: Florida’s Rising Young Political Class.” Hudson is a Savannah, Ga. native who currently resides in Florida.

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