Gov. Eric Holcomb says it's an example of why states are better prepared to meet the health care needs of residents.
About 66,000 Hoosiers signed up for healthcare coverage through the federal marketplace for the first time.
Overall, enrollment increased in 2016, but enrollment in Indiana is down by a little over 20,000.
The number of people enrolled for health insurance from the public exchange is up this year. About 175,000 of those are Hoosiers.
The initial deadline for Jan. 1 coverage was Dec. 15.
Open enrollment started Nov. 1 and runs until Jan. 31, 2016.
Nearly 219,000 Hoosiers signed up for 2015 healthcare coverage.
Open enrollment for health insurance through the federal marketplace ends Sunday.
Health care navigators in Indiana say they have had a relatively good experience signing people up for insurance.
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