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Is Covered California’s lower enrollment good news?
San Francisco Business Times

Covered California has 1.3 million actively enrolled customers, slightly lower than previous estimates. But that isn’t necessarily a bad thing, says executive director Peter Lee – it may be a sign of the recovering economy. One explanation relates to churn: About a third of people who get coverage move out of the program. Of those who leave, almost 85 percent are still insured, the state health benefit exchange found in a survey.