Nearly 40,000 Ohioans have chosen health plans offered on the state’s health care marketplace through the first three months of the six-month enrollment period, according to government data released Monday.
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Nearly 2.2 million people selected Marketplace plans from Oct. 1 through Dec. 28, 2013
These signups in the state and federal marketplaces represent a nearly five-fold increase from October-November, including 1,788,739 people who selected a plan in December (compared with the previous two-month cumulative total of 364,682 through Nov. 30, 2013).
Of the almost 2.2. million:
- 54 percent are female and 46 percent are male;
- 30 percent are age 34 and under;
- 24 percent are between the ages of 18 and 34, and;
- 60 percent selected a Silver plan, while 20 percent selected a Bronze plan; and
- 79 percent selected a plan with Financial Assistance.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services