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Marketplace Weekly Enrollment Snapshot: Week One

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is reporting that in week one of the 2022 Open Enrollment Period, approximately 774,000 people selected individual market plans in the 33 states that utilize the platform. During Open Enrollment, CMS will release weekly enrollment snapshots that provide point-in-time estimates of weekly plan selections, Marketplace Call Center activity, and visits to and for states that utilize the platform.

“Health care coverage is more affordable and accessible than ever and we’re see that in the first six days of this Open Enrollment period. Due to the American Rescue Plan, during these first six days close to 40% of people who enrolled were able to find a plan for $10 or less per month after tax credits,” said Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. “We’re excited to kick-off Open Enrollment with such a strong first week – particularly when you factor in the unprecedented more than 2 million individuals who gained coverage earlier this year.”

2.1 million people newly gained access to affordable health care coverage during the 2021 Special Enrollment Period (SEP) on ahead of the 2022 Open Enrollment Period. Additionally, three states including Kentucky, Maine and New Mexico, transitioned to State-Based Marketplaces (SBMs) for the 2022 Open Enrollment Period. These factors should be considered in any year-over-year enrollment comparisons. As in past years, the final Open Enrollment numbers, including SBM numbers, will be provided after the Open Enrollment Period ends in all states. Learn more about the 2021 SEP, please visit: Snapshot Snapshot

Week 1: November 1 – 6

Plan Selections


New Consumers


Renewing Consumers


Total Consumers on Applications Submitted


Call Center Volume


Calls with Spanish Speaking Representative

 24,160 Users

 2,709,893 Users


Window Shopping Users


Window Shopping Users


All consumers shopping for health insurance coverage for 2022 on — even those who currently have coverage through the Marketplace — should enroll or re-enroll by logging in to or or calling 1-800-318-2596 to fill out an application. This year, the American Rescue Plan provides enhanced financial assistance, which can significantly reduce premiums for new and returning customers.  Consumers generally need to choose a plan by December 15 for their coverage to start January 1.

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