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New applications for Covered California, Medi-Cal top 1 million
Sacramento Business Journal

More than 1 million Californians have applied for health insurance through Covered California or Medi-Cal since the second annual open enrollment began on Nov. 15, program officials announced Tuesday. This includes 304,394 consumers deemed eligible for Covered California and 217,146 who went on to pick a plan through the state health benefit exchange by Jan. 11. Another 466,776 people signed up for Medi-Cal by Jan. 11 and 110,913 more appear eligible for the program.