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Kentucky's Kynect Health Exchange Tops 200,000 Enrollees

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Kentucky’s health insurance exchange, Kynect, has topped 200,000 enrollees, according to the Governor’s Office.New data says an average 1,600 people are signing up each day.As of Friday, three-fourths of those who have signed up have enrolled in the expanded Medicaid program.And the remaining quarter have enrolled in new private plans.Kynect is Kentucky's healthcare exchange set up through the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. People without insurance have until the end of March to sign up for coverage or face tax penalties.Here's past coverage of Kynect and the Affordable Care Act.(Image via Shutterstock)