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California health exchange reports nearly 100K application starts
Sacramento Bee

Two weeks after opening its doors, the state insurance marketplace announced today that nearly 1.6 million individual visitors had come to its online portal and more than 104,000 customers called into its service center through Saturday. Covered California began enrolling customers on Oct. 1 for insurance plans that start Jan. 1. Average wait times at call centers improved significantly – to less than two minutes from 15 minutes – and roughly 94,500 applications were started at through Saturday.