‘Your Health Idaho’ Reaches Record Enrollment
BOISE, Idaho (News Release) – Your Health Idaho says that 102,353 Idahoans have enrolled in Qualified Health Plans for 2016 through the state’s health exchange.
Data released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services shows Idaho ranks second in the nation for per capita enrollments. Only Florida’s per capita enrollment figures were higher.
“This is our strongest enrollment to date,” said Your Health Idaho Executive Director Pat Kelly. “What’s especially significant is that Idaho is again leading the nation in per capita enrollment among state-based exchanges. We are helping more Idahoans than ever find affordable coverage for themselves and their families.”
Consumers had until Jan. 31 to enroll for healthcare coverage for 2016. Unlike some other states, no enrollment extensions were granted in Idaho. Consumers who enrolled by the deadline had until Feb. 15 to select their plan.
In addition to the high per capita enrollment, Your Health Idaho’s establishment costs continue to be the lowest of any state-based exchange. “We are thrilled to be growing our enrollment while maintaining a financially conservative approach.”
Now that open enrollment has ended, Idahoans must have a life-changing event, such as getting married or moving, to be eligible for a special enrollment period through Your Health Idaho.