More than 8.5 million people selected a 2016 health plan through the federally-facilitated Health Insurance Marketplace between Nov. 1 and Dec. 26, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced last week. About 71% of the plan selections were by 2015 enrollees who were renewing coverage or selecting a new plan for 2016; the rest did not have current Marketplace coverage. Open enrollment for 2016 runs through Jan. 31.