Last week, the federal exchange saw a massive boost in sign-ups for health insurance immediately following the election, reports FierceHealthcare.
In the wake of Donald Trump’s victory, many Americans expect significant changes to the Affordable Care Act. On November 10, Sylvia Burwell, secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), tweeted:
The Obama administration is making it a priority to enroll more Americans for health insurance before Trump takes office on January 20, 2017. White House officials stress that nothing has changed yet, and are encouraging anyone needing coverage for 2017 to take advantage of open enrollment and sign up by December 15.