More Than 110,000 Signed Up For Coverage Through Healthcare.gov In November

Kaiser Health News staff writer Phil Galewitz reports: "While the website serving people in 36 states is still not perfect – insurers are concerned about getting incomplete or inaccurate consumer information -- navigators and insurance brokers say that since major repairs were done over Thanksgiving weekend, the system is working most of the time. Enrollment figures released Tuesday night show that more than 110,000 people signed up for plans through the federal portal in November, more than four times the number in October. Among states relying on healthcare.gov, Florida has the highest number of people choosing a plan over the two month-period (17,908), followed by Texas (14,038) and Pennsylvania (11,788). The pace is expected to pick up this month as a result both of site improvements and the Dec. 23 deadline to enroll for coverage that begins Jan. 1" (Galewitz, 12/11). Read the story.
 

 

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