Jonathan Lockwood
Communications Director

Obamacare exchange still hovering at around half of worst-case projections
Nearly 50% of enrollees are over the age of 45
DENVER (Dec. 17, 2013) — Colorado’s newest Obamacare exchange numbers are still far below worst-case projections. The exchange has enrolled only 23,009 individuals and Medicaid enrollees are up to 114,192.  The exchange had hoped to enroll at least 36,900 individuals by mid-December.

“The low enrollment numbers are symptomatic of the larger issue – Obamacare is a flawed scheme that has robbed hundreds of thousands of Coloradans of health insurance,” said Kelly Maher, executive director of Compass Colorado. “Colorado families were promised if they liked their plans they could keep them by Senator Udall and President Obama, but now they’re entering into the holidays without coverage. That’s unacceptable.”

Below is a chart of enrollment demographics from Colorado Connect for Health’s website showing that young people are not signing up at the percentages necessary to finance this health care scam engineered by Obama, Udall, and the rest of the Democrats in power.  Most notably, nearly 50 percent of enrollees are over the age of 45.

“Obamacare is a sinking ship, everyone can see it, yet Democrats are desperately crying out to young people ‘all aboard!’” Maher added. “Meanwhile, young people are saying they would recall the president if they could.”