Federal Enrollment Figures for ACA first open enrollment

Key Marketplace Enrollment Statistics as published by a May 1 Health and Human Services Brief

  • Over 8 million people have selected a plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace (SBMs and FFM) through March 31st (including additional special enrollment period (SEP) activity reported through Saturday, April 19th).
  • 2.2 million (28 percent) of the people who selected a Marketplace plan during the initial open enrollment period were young adults between the ages of 18 and 34. A total of 2.7 million (34 percent) werebetween the ages of 0 and 34 (including additional SEP activity reported through Saturday, April 19th).
  • Nearly 3.8 million people selected a Marketplace plan during the March enrollment surge at the end of the initial open enrollment period, including nearly 1.2 million young adults (ages 18-34), or 31 percent of the total surge, who selected a Marketplace plan during March (including additional SEP activity reported through Saturday, April 19th).
  • 47 percent of the total number of people who selected a Marketplace plan and 52 percent of the young adults (ages 18-34) who selected a Marketplace plan did so during the last month of the initial open enrollment period (including additional SEP activity reported through Saturday, April 19th).
  • The number of young adults who selected Marketplace plans doubled during the last month of the initial open enrollment period, from nearly 1.1 million (during the first 5 months) to more than 2.2 million (including additional SEP activity reported through Saturday, April 19th).
  • Over the course of the initial open enrollment period, consumer interest in the Marketplace was high, as measured by 98 million website visits and 33 million calls to the call centers (FFM and SBMs combined, including additional SEP activity reported through Saturday, April 19th).