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Healthcare.gov activity surged in last week of open enrollment.

A SURGE in activity during the last week of open enrollment at Healthcare.gov more than doubled the number of plans selected for the season, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Over 4.32 million plans were selected during week 7 (Dec. 9-15) of enrollment for the 2019 coverage year, exceeding the 4.13 million selected over the previous 6 weeks and bringing the total to 8.45 million, the CMS reported. During week 6 (Dec. 3-9), which was previously the busiest week of the year, 943,000 plans were selected by residents of the 39 states that use the Healthcare.gov platform.

rfranki@mdedge.com

Caption: Open enrollment 2019 vs. 2018: Weekly plan selections

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Author:Franki, Richard
Publication:Dermatology News
Date:Feb 1, 2019
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