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‘Enormous Surge’ in Exchange Enrollees
California Healthline

Exchange officials yesterday said the interest in health care coverage shown by Californians over the past week was gratifying. “We saw an enormous surge in enrollment,” said Peter Lee, executive director of the exchange. “We are gratified that our outreach has paid off so well.” Lee said the exchange’s enrollment numbers still could rise significantly because “in excess of 500,000 people” over the past week started enrollment applications.