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Over 55,000 enrolled in state health plans in first month

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Over 55,000 enrolled in state health plans in first month

KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Washington’s Health Exchange has had more than 55,000 enrollments in its first month.

Since the October 1 launch of the Washington Health Plan Finder website, 55,367 people have enrolled in new health care coverage.

Enrollments refers to people who have already submitted payment for their coverage.

About 7,300 of them are in qualified health plans, nearly 30,000 in expanded Medicaid for coverage starting January 1, and nearly 19,000 in Medicaid with immediate coverage.