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Jumping Into the High-Risk Pools

Health reform’s high risk pools, so far plagued with lackluster enrollment, are showing signs that they are starting to turn around — just as House Republicans are launching an investigation into the program. Within the past 75 days, enrollment in the federally run high risk pools has just about doubled. Approximately 10,000 Americans are currently being covered between the state and federally run insurance plans, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told reporters.