Obamacare Deadline Extended One Day as Record 1 Million Use Site

INN Breaking News, December 24, 2013

Alex Wayne and Alex Nussbaum

The administration had set a goal of signing up 7 million people through the new federal and stateinsurance marketplaces by the March 31 end of the six-month enrollment period.

Obama earlier pushed back a key application deadline, delayed a small-business health exchange and extended a program for “high-risk” pools of sick Americans. On Dec. 19, his administration said hundreds of thousands of people whose health plans are being canceled because their coverage doesn’t meet Obamacare rules will be exempt next year from the health law’s mandate that all Americans carry medical insurance.

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