Many factors, good and bad, can influence whether people sign up. They include people getting insurance in other ways, such as through a job; the level of premium prices; and misinformation about insurance or lack of information about it.
In previous years Georgia has received extensions on the period because of weather interruptions, but that may not happen this year.
WEEK 5: ACA SIGN-UPS
Now that Thanksgiving week is included in Affordable Care Act sign-up snapshots for both 2018 and 2019, Georgia’s sign-ups are running slightly slower than last year’s pace. Last year’s tally for the total by week five included one more day than this year’s.
Total sign-ups so far in Georgia:
2018 (Nov. 1-Dec. 1): 182,018
2019 (Nov. 1-Nov. 30): 173,337
Daily average so far: