State's Health Exchange Reports 114,000 Signups In Period

Jan 9, 2015

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 Kentucky's health care exchange, kynect, has newly enrolled 3,000 people in health coverage the past three weeks, and the state says more than 114,000 Kentucky residents have enrolled or renewed plans since open enrollment began eight weeks ago.

The total includes people have newly enrolled in private plans, qualified for Medicaid coverage or renewed private plans they purchased last year.

The state says Kentucky had more than 521,000 people enroll in coverage through kynect last year. Of those, 75 percent reported they were uninsured before signing up through kynect.

Open enrollment continues through Feb. 15.

For more information, visit https://kynect.ky.gov or call (855) 459-6328 (4kynect).