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Report Shows how many New Yorkers have used Health Care Exchange
New York's new online health exchange reports 197,011 People have completed applications to get insured.
ALBANY N.Y--(WENY-TV)-- New York's new online health exchange reports 197,011 People have completed applications to get insured. The exchange, which opened Oct. 1 as the state's response to the federal Affordable Care Act, includes low-cost plans for individuals and small businesses with coverage starting Jan. 1. Software contractors who designed and manage the exchange expect a spike in activity in December and January. State officials have estimated 1.1 million uninsured New Yorkers will enroll over the next few years.