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Nearly 7,000 Oklahomans have completed applications for 'Obamacare'

BY ZIVA BRANSTETTER/TULSA WORLD Modified: November 13, 2013 at 3:17 pm •  Published: November 13, 2013

Nearly 7,000 people in Oklahoma have completed applications for health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act, according to data released by the federal government Wednesday.

Because some applications involve couples and families, the number of Oklahoma individuals eligible for insurance coverage under the law is higher: 9,952, according to the press release from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Of those, 1,432 people are eligible for subsidies to purchase insurance plans under the law.

The release states that 2,412 Oklahomans were determined to be eligible for Medicaid coverage.

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