UPDATE: Massachusetts: Final OE5 enrollment: 270K, up 1.5% over last year
I'm not really able to post a full analysis at the moment, but here's the final officlal OE5 enrollment numbers from Massachusetts:
- 2018 – 263,026 enrolled + 7,662 plans selected = 270,688
- 2017 – 253,146 enrolled + 10,863 plans selected = 264,009
- 2018 – 55,565
- 2017 – 56, 977
Massachusetts is the 16th state to surpass last year's numbers, and the 11th state-based exchange (if you include Federally-facilitated SBMs).
UPDATE: Hmmm...according ot the official CMS report, Massachusetts actually enrolled 266,664 people into QHPs via their exchange last year, so they're only up 1.5% year over year, but it's still great news, espcially given how low their uninsured rate was to begin with.