Get Covered America NC Statement on HHS Enrollment Numbers Released Today

February 13, 2014

Raleigh, NC - Today, Get Covered America North Carolina issued the following statement from its State Director Sorien Schmidt in response to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' announcement that 160,161 North Carolinians have enrolled in quality health coverage as of February 1 through the Health Insurance Marketplace and 90 percent will be getting financial help:

“With the March 31st enrollment deadline fast approaching, many North Carolinians continue to check out their options and enroll in health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace.  North Carolinians who are enrolling on the marketplace are benefitting from the available financial help.   Ninety percent of North Carolinians who have purchased insurance at www.healthcare.gov are getting financial help to pay their monthly insurance premium. We encourage North Carolinians to tell their friends, family and neighbors that affordable plans are available.  North Carolina’s Get Covered America staff, volunteers and partners will intensify our efforts to reach the uninsured wherever they are in our state. We are currently working with a number of partners to reach out to young adults and we are confident that when they learn about the health insurance many will enroll.”

Get Covered America is a national campaign of Enroll America that is focused on educating consumers about the benefits of health coverage and the new health insurance options available under the Affordable Care Act. With operations in eleven states (AZ, FL, GA, IL, MI, NC, NJ, OH, PA, TN and TX), our grassroots team is powered by passionate staff and volunteers with one motivating goal: to give Americans the information they need to choose an affordable health insurance plan that’s right for them and their families.

Special Note:
Click here to see a spreadsheet on state rankings for enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplaces.  North Carolina currently ranks:

  • 5th Overall (among State & Federal Marketplaces)
  • 3rd among FFM states
  • 2nd among Enroll America's 11 states

Read the DHHS Press Release on the latest ACA enrollment figures

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