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Washington Healthplanfinder new enrollment surges in first week

 

November 15, 2017



The Washington Health Benefit Exchange reported Friday that more than 320,000 visitors have reviewed their coverage options at Washington Healthplanfinder since the start of open enrollment on Nov. 1. This traffic over the first week represents a 24 percent increase in visitation to the state’s health insurance marketplace over the same period last year.

Additional data that shows an increase in consumer interest includes:

OE5 (Nov. 1-Nov. 8, 2017) OE4 (Nov. 1-Nov. 8, 2016)

Calls to the Customer Support Center 35,144 27,135

New applications submitted 4,550 2,964

Usage of Smart Planfinder (new)

49,592 N/A

Downloads of WAPlanfinder mobile app (new) 3,607 N/A

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