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California health exchange enrolls fraction of target
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

California’s new health insurance exchange tentatively enrolled 35,000 people during its first month of operation, a fraction of the eventual goal in the state with the nation’s largest uninsured population, federal health officials said Wednesday.

A report released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provided the first glimpse into the operations of Covered California, which faces a monumental task to reach millions of people without insurance and sway them to sign up under the federal Affordable Care Act.

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