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@charles_gaba CDC reports 3.7 mil w/ exchange plans in the period they surveyed. HHS reported 1.9 mil on 2/1, 4.2 mil on 3/1.
@charles_gaba A quote emphasizing that CDC survey doesn't include March/April enrollment surge.
@charles_gaba Can't control what people will focus on, just the facts. FWIW, #HHS said they'd gimme a quote on timeframe -- but did not.
RT @charlesornstein: .@CMSGov can say precisely how many people will lose coverage for not verifying eligibility but it can't/won't do same for how many paid.
@charles_gaba Here's the unprotected PDF. The December NHIS report will undoubtedly show a bigger reduction.
@FayCortez @agreilingkeane Pretty sure Liberia, Sierra Leone totally botched early outbreak, when it could've been easily contained.
A bit less awful news: 8 of 9 ppl in the world get enough to eat, a slight improvement since 2010. By @RudyRuitenberg bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-1…
Obama to send 3,000 troops to W. Africa to fight #Ebola. Higher priority than ISIL, I'd say. By @agreilingkeane bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-1…
Small reduction seen in U.S. uninsured rate after #Obamacare, according to the most official report so far: bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-1…
RT @RichardRubinDC: Been trying to think of a joke about anonymous sidewalk dog excrement and living near Congress, but every version is too mean.
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