CNN Money, January 14, 2014
Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in a blog post Monday that "More than 6 million Americans have now either signed up for a private health insurance plan through the Marketplace or for Medicaid coverage." But the numbers are somewhat misleading. Here are the figures: -- 2.1 million Americans signed up for private health insurance through the federal and state exchanges through the end of December. -- 3.9 million people learned they're eligible for Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in October and November.