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HealthCare.gov sign-ups surge ahead of Jan. 1 coverage deadline
Modern Healthcare

More than a million people signed up for health insurance plans on HealthCare.gov in the past week, bringing the overall total of signups for the first four weeks of the current open-enrollment period to nearly 2.5 million, the CMS announced Tuesday. Dec. 15 was the HealthCare.gov deadline to enroll for coverage to go into effect Jan. 1. More than half of the people who enrolled between Dec. 6-12 were renewing their coverage. The number of people enrolling or re-enrolling last week was considerably higher than in previous weeks.

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