More than 21,000 New Hampshire residents have signed up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act, according to new data released by the federal government.
In February, 4,715 enrolled in coverage, bringing the total since October above the federal government’s estimate of 19,000 total sign-ups for the state.
Women account for 55% of enrollees, and nearly 3-in-4 residents qualified for some level of financial assistance.
But the state is falling short in convincing younger, presumably healthier people to enroll. Just 24% of total sign-ups are between the ages of 18-34, well below the administration’s target of 40%.