More Than 470,000 Pennsylvanians Enroll Through Health Insurance Marketplace
February 18, 2015
Preliminary open enrollment data indicates that more than 470,000 Pennsylvanians selected health
insurance plans or were automatically re-enrolled during the second open
enrollment period through HealthCare.gov.
This is an increase of an
estimated 150,000 individuals in Pennsylvania obtaining coverage. During the
first open enrollment period, nearly 320,000 uninsured Pennsylvanians signed up
for coverage through the health insurance marketplace.
Nationally, about 11.4 million
consumers selected plans or were automatically re-enrolled through HealthCare.gov
or state-based marketplaces. Of the 11.4 million, 8.6 million
consumers selected a plan or were automatically re-enrolled using HealthCare.gov.
Open enrollment ended February
The data covers the period
through midnight on Sunday, February 15, to capture those consumers who signed
up for affordable coverage in the final nine days.
HAP will continue to monitor and provide updates
to members about health insurance enrollment as new information becomes