- Associated Press - Thursday, February 19, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Federal officials say that more than 74,000 people in Nebraska have signed up for health care coverage on the federal exchange.

The second open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act ended Sunday. At the end of enrollment last year the figure was nearly 43,000.

The national figure this year was around 11.4 million, compared with more than 8 million last year.

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