The Affordable Care Act individual major medical open enrollment period show started Tuesday and is set to run in sales theaters near you until Jan. 31. (Photo: iStock)

Managers of say the open enrollment period for 2017 has gotten off to a busy start.

The level of activity during the first six hours of the open enrollment period was 50 percent higher than during the comparable period in 2015, and took in 150,000 coverage applications during the first full day of the enrollment period, according to officials at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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