LANSING (AP) – More than 311,000 people in Michigan have signed up for 2016 coverage through health insurance markets under the federal health care law.
Health and Human Services officials say they are among 8.2 million people in the United States to do so since the start of the Nov. 1 open enrollment period.READ MORE: GM Issues 2nd Bolt Recall; Faulty Batteries Can Cause Fires
The numbers reflect only the 38 states using the HealthCare.gov website and call center.READ MORE: Michigan Reports 1,295 New COVID-19 Cases, 21 Deaths
Officials say in a release that nearly 70 percent of people in enrolled in Michigan can find health care plan premiums for $75 per month or less after tax credits.
Coverage starts Jan. 1 under plans selected by Dec. 17 or for people who were automatically reenrolled. Open enrollment ends Jan. 31, 2016. People who remain uninsured after that risk rising fines.MORE NEWS: GOP Lawmaker From Michigan Gets 15 Days In Jail For Drunken Driving
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