Enrollment Up by 44% in Wisconsin

Only 2 weeks remain before the December 15th enrollment deadline

 

More people have signed up for health coverage at HealthCare.gov this year than ever before – nearly 2.4 million nationally.* What’s more impressive is that in Wisconsin, “57,558” have signed up for coverage – a 44% increase from a similar point last year. 

“Such a strong start to open enrollment shows just how much people want health insurance and that they’re finding coverage they can afford when they visit HealthCare.gov,” said Josh Peck, co-founder of Get America Covered. “Now more than ever, given the devastating human toll of the pandemic and economic crisis, people deserve the peace of mind that comes from high quality, affordable health coverage. However, time is running out to sign up for coverage. We need to do everything we can to ensure people know that the last chance for people to enroll for health coverage with financial help at HealthCare.gov is December 15th.”

Latest Facts about Open Enrollment in Wisconsin as of November 30th, 2020:

  1. Since Open Enrollment started November 1st, 57,558 Wisconsinites have selected a plan through HealthCare.gov, with total sign-ups in Wisconsin up by 57,558 from last year.

  2. Plans for 2021 are more affordable than ever before. Two out of three HealthCare.gov consumers can find a plan this year with a monthly premium of $10 or less. Three out of four can find a plan for less than $50 per month.

  3. Free, confidential enrollment help is available if people in Wisconsin have questions or want to talk through their options with a trained professional.

    • Visit [email protected] to find in-person help in your community. 

    • Reach out 24 hours a day to the HealthCare.gov call center at 1-800-318-2596. Trained experts can answer your questions and help you enroll.

 

*It’s important to note that the first three weeks of Open Enrollment this year is 21 days compared to 16 last year. So it’s not surprising that enrollment is higher; the increase we’d expect to see given the difference of days is roughly 31%.

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