"That's success," said Mila Kofman, executive director of the D.C. Health Benefit Exchange Authority. "That's 500 people who wouldn't have been covered otherwise."
Deadline extension boosts Obamacare sign-ups →
Between April 1 and April 15, 699 district residents enrolled in private insurance plans, and another 1,506 were found to be eligible for Medicaid, Kofman said.
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