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Covered California reports robust health insurance enrollments
The Mercury News

For the second year in a row, California is posting robust initial numbers of legal residents signing up for health insurance under the nation’s new health care law, according to figures released Wednesday.

From Nov. 15, when the law’s second open-enrollment period launched, through Dec. 3, nearly 300,000 additional people submitted applications and were determined to be eligible for either private health insurance or Medi-Cal, the state’s health program for the poor.