Beshear's office said 70,467 people ran screenings to determine their qualifications for subsidies, discounts, Medicaid or other programs, and "4,691 applications for health care coverage have been started; 2,902 are completed." Kynect's call center received nearly 6,000 calls, the governor's office said.
"Of the initial 1,000 applications . . . about 440 were for Medicaid and the rest were for private plans," Chris Kenning of The Courier-Journal reports.