Covered California, the state’s Obamacare exchange, has released its latest numbers for 2015 enrollment to date. Among the highlights:
- Through Feb. 22, the end of open enrollment, 495,073 newly enrolled in a Covered California plan. Total enrollments numbered 1.4 million. AP is reporting that falls 300,000 short of the state’s goal for signups.
- More than 780,000 new enrollees in Medi-Cal
- As of Dec. 14, 2014, 92 percent of Covered California participants renewed for 2015.
- Ninety percent of both old and new enrollees are eligible for a subsidy to help pay premiums.
Covered California said the number of new enrollees was consistent with its forecast.
A spokesperson for the exchange said it did not yet have a total number for all Californians who have enrolled under the Affordable Care Act, including those who who now receive Medi-Cal, Continue reading