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US HHS: Nearly 400,000 Enrolled in Va. for Health Care

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Nearly 400,000 Virginians have purchased health care through the government's health insurance marketplace.

The 384,612 consumers signed under the second year of open enrollment or were automatically re-enrolled. The numbers were announced Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Nationally, 11.4 million Americans sought the health insurance during the open enrollment period.

The department broke down the enrollment numbers by region, with the northern Virginia region topping the state at 151,000. The greater Richmond area and the Virginia Beach, Norfolk and Newport News region were virtually tied at 64,000 each.

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