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More Than 11 Million Americans Are Signed Up for Health Coverage

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Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, about 11.4 million Americans are signed up for private health coverage that suits their needs.

Five years ago, the Affordable Care Act became law -- opening the doors to affordable, quality health insurance for millions of people. And today, we learned that, thanks to the health care law, about 11.4 million Americans are signed up for private health coverage that suits their needs. 

In the final day of Open Enrollment season this year, more new consumers signed up for health coverage than on any day this Open Enrollment or last. Health and Human Services Secretary Burwell delivered the great news to the President today. Watch his reaction: 

"The Affordable Care Act is working," the President said. "And I'll tell you, everywhere I go around the country, I'm meeting individuals who come up and thank me. How passionate they are about the difference its made in their lives, it really reminds me why we do all of this."

Read the stories of just a few of these Americans who wrote the President to share how the Affordable Care Act has changed their lives: WhiteHouse.gov/Get-Covered