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Applications mount faster this year at Covered California
Sacramento Business Journal

Almost 593,000 people applied for private health insurance or Medi-Cal during the first month of open enrollment at Covered California, program officials announced Wednesday. A total of 301,539 applications for private health insurance have been received since the sign-up period began Nov. 15. More than 144,000 of these applicants also picked a health plan. That’s a faster pace than the 109,296 plans selections during the first two months of open enrollment last year.