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Covered California sees surge in applicants
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

The number of people who applied for health care coverage through Covered California picked up in the last few weeks, state officials said Thursday.

The number of those enrolled in health plans in November totaled 78,377 individuals. That’s nearly double from October, said Peter Lee, executive director for Covered California. In addition, 108,000 people who applied in November were likely to be eligible for Medi-Cal, with coverage beginning in January 2014, Lee said.