Release: HealthSource RI Releases Enrollment, Demographic and Volume Data through January 3, 2015

PROVIDENCE – HealthSource RI (HSRI) has released enrollment data, certain demographic data and certain volume metrics through Saturday, January 3, 2015, for Open Enrollment.

Individual Enrollment data (November 7, 2014 through January 3, 2015)
As of January 3, 2015, 78% of Year One customers have renewed (selected a plan) for 2015 (59% of renewing customers paid their first month’s premium).
Total New Customers: 6,067
Total Renewed Customers: 20,313
Total HealthSource RI enrollments for 2015 coverage
(including those who have not yet paid): 26,380

SHOP Enrollment data (cumulative as of January 3, 2015)
Small employer applications completed: 531
Total paid small employer enrollments:  422 (representing 3,078 covered lives, based on their submitted census).
As of January 3, 2015, 30% of employer enrollments represent new or renewing customers for coverage effective January 1, 2015.
Small employers enrolling in Full Choice Model: 76%

Demographic Data
In addition, HealthSource RI has released the following demographic data regarding new enrollees and renewals to date (not including SHOP enrollees):

Gender
Male:  47%
Female: 53%

Age
Under 18: 5%
18-25: 9%
26-34: 16%
35-44: 17%
45-54: 22%
55 and older: 30%
 
Plan type selected
Gold-level plan: 14%
Silver-level plan: 63%
Bronze-level plan: 23%
Catastrophic: 1%

Carrier selected
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI: 54%
Neighborhood Health Plan of RI: 43%
UnitedHealthcare: 3%

Financial assistance
No financial assistance: 13%
Advanced premium tax credits (APTC): 34%
APTC and cost-sharing reductions (CSR): 53%

Rhode Islanders using HSRI
Inbound Phone Calls Received: 165,671
Walk Ins Received (Providence): 9,124
Walk Ins Received (Warwick): 2,364
Total Walk Ins Received: 11,488
Website Unique Visitors: 107,864
Website Visits: 210,647
Website Page Views: 414,866

Upcoming Deadlines:

New and renewing customers who enroll and pay for their first month’s premium by January 23, 2015, will have coverage that begins on February 1, 2015.

New and renewing customers who enroll by February 15 and pay for their first month’s premium by February 23 will have coverage that begins on March 1, 2015.

The open enrollment period for individuals ends on February 15, 2015.

Small employers may enroll at their renewal date, regardless of where that date falls in the calendar year.

Medicaid-eligible individuals may enroll throughout the year.

Note about data reconciliation: It is important to know that queries of the system run at different times and on different days may produce different sets of data as people move through various stages of the application and enrollment process. Data in this release reflect reconciled numbers through January 3, 2015; therefore, these numbers may differ slightly from numbers reported publicly or in prior releases.

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