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California has almost 1 in 5 new health exchange sign-ups in nation
Sacramento Business Journal

More than 8 million people signed up for coverage from state and federal exchanges during the first enrollment period for the new insurance marketplaces that ended March 31, and almost one in five live in California. New federal numbers released Thursday show 8,019,763 people picked plans through exchanges during the six-month period to sign up for coverage. More than 17.5 percent of those — 1,405,102 — are California residents.