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Open enrollment surge doubles plans selected

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Key clinical point: A surge in activity during the last week of open enrollment at more than doubled the number of plans selected for the season.

Major finding: Over 4.32 million plans were selected during week 7 (Dec. 9-15) of enrollment for the 2019 coverage year, bringing the total to 8.45 million.

Study details: The data “are preliminary and do not represent final 2019 Exchange Open Enrollment figures.”

Disclosures: The data are compiled by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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