About 27,000 people have managed to sign up for private health insurance through HealthCare.gov one month into enrollment.
HealthCare.gov has processed applications for a total of 210,190 people, including 183,396 who will be eligible for Medicaid or other government programs and 26,794 who are on track to enroll in private “qualified health plan” coverage.
Overall, Americans filed a total of 846,184 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act exchange coverage applications. The applications include requests for coverage for a total of 1.5 million people.
HHS notes that the processed application figures include expected enrollees who haven’t yet made their first premium payment.