Healthcare.gov just released their updated enrollment numbers . 7.75 million people have selected plans. 4.5 million of those were auto-renewals, leaving 3.25 million people who have signed up this year.
Over 110,000 have come through HealthSherpa, meaning that our 8-person, seed-stage startup has processed more than 3% of total Healthcare.gov new enrollments this year.
That's more enrollments than 13 of the 17 state exchanges completed all of last year .
According to Bloomberg, Healthcare.gov itself has cost over $2.1 billion so far , and per Kaiser Health News again, there are 14,000 call center agents .
Pretty wild, huh?
[Edit]: Some confused visitors in CA & NY have asked why HealthSherpa has limited functionality in their states. CA, NY and about a dozen other states have their own exchanges, which don't support third-party integration. To see HealthSherpa in action, try a Healthcare.gov state like Florida (example zip code33604
) or Texas (e.g.77001