Affordable Care Act
More than 9,400 people in Washington state have signed up for insurance for either themselves or their families in the first week of the state’s new health exchange open enrollment period.
Washington state’s new health insurance exchange is open and ready for business on its second day of operation.
The website for Washington state’s new health exchange got off to a rough start. Reports of people being unable to get into the site or complete their application lead officials to take the site offline shortly after it went live.
Officials launching Washington state’s new health insurance exchange have said they aren’t concerned that computer glitches, bad weather or even debates in Washington, D.C., over a possible government shutdown will stop people from signing up for health insurance when the marketplace debuts on Tuesday.
Washington state certified 35 plans Wednesday to be part of the exchange developed under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.
Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.
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