In North Carolina, 434,503 individuals have chosen an Affordable Care Act plan, the private insurance plans available on the Marketplace.

The Obama Administration announced state-by-state figures on the eve of the second Open Enrollment deadline. For anyone seeking coverage to begin Feb. 1, the deadline is Thursday. Individuals can still meet the third deadline of Feb. 15 for coverage beginning March 1.

The figures released Wednesday mean 184,719 North Carolinians signed up in theā€¦