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Business Not Exactly Booming on ACA Marketplace for Companies Offering Insurance to North Dakotans

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Since the Affordable Care Act Marketplace went live on October 1st, the State's three companies offering coverage there report the number of North Dakotans signing up is exceedingly small.

Blue Cross-Blue Shield confirms they have enrolled 16.  Medica says they have "a few -- not many."  Sanford Health says they've enrolled six total, but those numbers cover North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota, and they declined to comment further.

So in North Dakota, the number of enrollees is between about 19 and 25.  In a state of approximately 700,000, 25 accounts for approximately .0036 percent of the population.

 

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