L.A. Care Providers: The 2021 application cycle for the CalHealthCares loan repayment program closes on Friday, February 26.

Where the Industry Is Going

Where the industry is going

Some of the current trends in the overall marketplace that are helpful to keep in mind include:

  • Generally, the amount of financial aid available to consumers throughout the region will increase in 2017.
  • Some 20% of all current enrollees are Bronze level plan members.
  • Another 13% are enrolled in standard Silver level plans.
  • Nearly 60% of enrollees take advantage of the enhanced Silver level plans that feature cost-sharing reductions.
  • Enrollee ethnicity is split fairly evenly across white (30%), Latino (31%) and Asian (27%).
  • A continuing growing enrollment in the 18-34 age segment, with 31% growth since the launch of the exchange.
  • A full 51% of enrollees in 2016 used a certified insurance agent, representing a steady increase from 39% in 2014, when the exchange launched.