The latest figures from the CMS showed enrollment in the individual insurance market dropped by 1.2 million, or 24%, between 2017 and 2018 among people whose incomes are too high to qualify for Affordable Care Act subsidies, while enrollment increased by 300,000 among those eligible for financial help. As of February 2019, 10.6 million people had coverage on ACA exchanges, about the same as last year, while average premiums fell by 1% between 2018 and 2019 after years of increases.
CMS data shows decline in individual market enrollment
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