In April, the President told the national that Exchange enrollment was at 8 million, exceeding expectations and at lower costs than anticipated. Those statistics were selective.
As of April, 20% of those enrolled in the Exchange had still not paid their premium.
A Kaiser Foundation study shows that only 57% of the number are really insured and they considered those who once had coverage to be previously insured even though there were not at the time of the Exchange enrollment. The problem here is that the poll was only of 742 individuals and even then there was anticipated deviation of +/- 4 points.
Using the Kaiser statistics combined with the payment notes, this would drop the actual new enrollment to about 3.9 million. By this time, the CBO estimated that the enrollment should be at 19 million and CMS estimated 26 million. So…