In North Dakota 84% of Marketplace customers qualify for a tax credit with an average value of $266 per month

According to a new report released last week, in North Dakota 84 percent of people who selected or were automatically enrolled in a 2016 plan through the Marketplace qualify for a tax credit with an average value of $266 per month, or about 65 percent of the pre-tax credit premium.

Moreover, HealthCare.gov users in North Dakota are actively shopping and saving money on their 2016 Health Insurance Marketplace plans. In North Dakota 37 percent of people who actively reenrolled in a Marketplace plan for 2016 switched to a different plan, saving an average of $26 per month ($312 per year) after tax credits.

“There are just 10 days left until the end of Open Enrollment for 2016 coverage and North Dakota consumers should know that prices are affordable and it’s not too late to shop for the best plan,” said HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell.  “People coming to the Marketplace for coverage are active, engaged and shopping to save money.”

Today’s report looks at the individuals in North Dakota who selected or were automatically enrolled in a plan through Dec. 26, 2015.  The vast majority of reenrollments were completed by Dec. 18, 2015.

In North Dakota 59 percent of people who signed up as of Dec. 26 had the option of selecting a health insurance plan with a premium of $75 per month or less after tax credits.  And 49 percent had the option of selecting a health insurance plan with a premium of $50 per month or less after tax credits. On average, people who are signed up for Marketplace coverage in North Dakota as of Dec. 26 are paying $144 per month on their premiums after tax credits.