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Enrollment growing slowly in Delaware

March 31 was the last day to apply for private health insurance coverage for 2014. However, consumers who started applications on HealthCare.gov by the deadline and self-reported they weren’t able to finish have until April 15 to complete enrollment. The extension is available in Delaware and all other states using HealthCare.gov for enrollment. Enrollment for Medicaid […]

April 1, 2014

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Delaware marketplace enrollment low but growing

Newsworks — Enrollment in private health plans and Medicaid stood at about 9,000 at the end of February. While the overall figure is modest, it represents a significant increase over the 6,500 reported as of Jan. 31.

March 6, 2014

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Delaware has lowest marketplace enrollment target

Delaware State News — Delaware dropped its enrollment target from a 2010 estimate of 35,000 to 8,000 based on a study by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid that was conducted in September 2013. Delaware now has the lowest target enrollment among all the states. Delaware ranks 45th by population.

February 6, 2014

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Wide discrepancy in Delaware, CMS enrollment targets

Newsworks — In 2010, Delaware set a target of enrolling 35,000 residents through the health insurance marketplace during the first open enrollment period. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid came up with a much lower estimate in September 2013: just 8,000. As of Jan. 31, actual enrollment is 6,458.

February 6, 2014

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Just four confirmed enrollees through Delaware marketplace

Associated Press — Just over 200 Delaware residents have created account and just four have completed the enrollment process. State officials attribute the extremely slow progress to problems with HealthCare.gov and delayed background checks for marketplace guides.

November 6, 2013

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Choose Health Delaware confirms first enrollee

Delaware.newszap.com — The Delaware Department of Health and Social Service confirmed the state’s first official enrollee through the health insurance marketplace. Delaware’s marketplace is a partnership with the federal government, and state residents enroll through the federal site Healthcare.gov, which has been plagued with technical problems.

October 16, 2013

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Rates announced for Delaware health insurance marketplace

Delaware Newszap — Highmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield and two divisions of Coventry will sell health insurance on the new marketplace. Premiums for bronze plans, the least expensive option, will range from $193 to $250 a month.

September 20, 2013

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