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Obamacare Reaches New Milestone: 6 Million Sign-Ups

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The news comes several days before Obamacare's open enrollment (mostly) closes on March 31.

The 6 million figure is significant for the White House: The Congressional Budget Office had projected last month that Obamacare would hit 6 million enrollees, revising its projection down from 7 million after HealthCare.gov's disastrous launch.

The number does not account for how many enrollees have paid their first premium, which will formally initiate their coverage.