Enrollment rates for ObamaCare are skyrocketing even as the health-care law's future remains uncertain, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Nearly 1.5 million people have signed up for health coverage in the first 11 days of open enrollment for 2018, a 47 percent jump compared to the same time last year. The Trump administration cut this year's enrollment period in half and reduced the budget for ObamaCare outreach and education by 90 percent, making the spike in sign-ups all the more notable. Senate Republicans had announced Tuesday that they will include a repeal of the individual mandate — the piece of ObamaCare that requires individuals to purchase coverage or face a fine — in their tax plan because it would free up billions to offset tax cuts.
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