ALBANY, N.Y.—As of 9 a.m. April 1, 1,217,493 New Yorkers have completed their applications and 865,487 have enrolled for coverage.
More than 70 percent of those who have enrolled to date were uninsured at the time of application.
While March 31, 2014 represented the deadline for individuals and families to enroll in coverage through NY State of Health, the Marketplace will provide additional assistance to those individuals who have taken steps to apply for coverage but have been unable to complete the enrollment process to date.
"Under the leadership of Governor Cuomo, hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers to have the peace of mind and security that come with having quality, affordable health insurance. Going forward, we will continue to help individuals, families and small businesses across the state to access the insurance coverage they need," said Donna Frescatore, executive director of NY State of Health.
Individuals and families can get information and enroll in a plan either online at https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov/, or by calling toll-free at 1-855-355-5777.