A total of 47,700 Indiana residents have enrolled in an insurance plan since the federal health exchange went online in October.
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More than 30,000 Hoosiers have enrolled in health care plans through the federal exchange, but most of them are older adults who cost insurance companies more.
Now that the federal exchange website is running more smoothly, health care groups are again trying to help people sign up for insurance.
Only 701 Hoosiers have signed up for coverage at healthcare.gov since it went online Oct. 1.
Indiana is extending health coverage for high-risk individuals because of the problems the federal government's health exchange website has been experiencing.
More than half of Indiana's counties do not have someone trained to guide Hoosiers signing up for the new health care marketplace.
State officials are worried high-risk Hoosiers will not get health coverage by January 1 because of problems with the Affordable Care Act's website.
Health care online enrollment started this week, some Hoosiers are feeling the impact from the government shutdown and a winery powered by alternative energy.
Navigators in Indiana are reporting a high volume of calls as Hoosiers seek information about the marketplace-a key portion of the Affordable Care Act.