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76,900 San Diego County Residents Signed Up for Covered California

San Diego County represented about 9 percent of the statewide enrollment, which included 65,666 consumers eligible for financial subsidies.

Nearly 76,900 San Diego County residents signed up for health insurance through Covered California over a five-month period ending last month, the agency and the state Department of Health Care Services announced Friday.

The 76,875 enrollments in the state's marketplace for the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act recorded between Oct. 1 and Feb. 28 represents a 20 percent increase from the 63,846 sign-ups between Oct. 1 and Jan. 31, according to the agencies. Another 78,681 San Diego County residents were also determined likely to be eligible for Medi-Cal.

San Diego County represented about 9 percent of the statewide enrollment, which included 65,666 consumers eligible for financial subsidies.

Authorities reported that more than 880,000 state residents signed up for Covered California health insurance plans during the five-month period ending Feb. 28. As of March 14, that figure rose to more than a million residents.

—City News Service
Marilyn Albanez March 24, 2014 at 09:10 PM
My daughter signed up and has not received anything in the form of a card so she can go to the doctor. Any suggestions?
JOSIE Hamada March 25, 2014 at 12:03 PM
Josie Hamada March 24, 2014 Go to the Imperial Beach Health Center they are also signing people.

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