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California enrolls 11,357 in first 4 days of Obamacare open enrollment
California enrolls 11,357 in first 4 days of Obamacare open enrollment

California's insurance exchange said 11,357 new people signed up for Obamacare coverage in the first four days of open enrollment. The second year of sign-ups under the Affordable Care Act began Saturday, and the Covered California exchange said it was ahead of last year's pace. Enrollment runs through Feb. 15. Last year, it took 15 days for the state to reach 11,000 enrollees when the health-law expansion first launched in October 2013. The state said another 33,368 applicants have been deemed eligible for Medi-Cal, the state's Medicaid program for low-income residents. "We are continuing to see tremendous interest," said Peter Lee, executive director of...

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