New Medicaid enrollments top 7 million under Obamacare

August 8, 2014 2:56 PM

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New Medicaid enrollments top 7 million under Obamacare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than seven million Americans have gained health coverage through government programs including Medicaid since enrollment in Obamacare health insurance was launched October 1, the U.S. administration said on Friday.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said 7.2 million new participants in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program by June brought overall Medicaid enrollment to 66 million people.

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