Obamacare Enrollment In Kentucky Up 40% Since November


Enrollment in Kentucky’s health marketplace is up 40% since Thanksgiving, forcing state officials to hire dozens of more employees to staff call-centers process applications, ABC reported Friday.

“We are seeing about 3,000 people a day approved for Medicaid or a [qualified health plan],” Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange executive director Carrie Banahan said. “We started out a few weeks ago at about a thousand per day.”

More than 92,000 people have enrolled in coverage in the state.

Enrollment in California’s Obamacare marketplace is surging as well,¬†with more than 53,500 people enrolled in Covered California in just the last three days.