Affordable Care Act Enrollment by Metal Percentage

Updated on: June 12th, 2021

Reviewed by Charles Gaba

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Source: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Open Enrollment Period Public Use Files.

Silver plans accounted for the majority of ACA enrollment in 2020

As in all years since the 2013 launch of Healthcare.gov, the benchmark silver plans had the highest enrollment in 2020 among the three leading metal plans offered on Affordable Care Act marketplaces. In total, silver plans accounted for 6,506,731, or 58% of enrollees1. Bronze plans followed at 3,769,328 or 34% of enrollees, then gold plans at 942,810 or 8% of enrollees.



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  1. Unless otherwise noted, all data from 2020 Marketplace Open Enrollment Period Public Use Files. CMS, April 2, 2020.