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ACA Enrollment Deadline Approaches

The new enrollment deadline for obtaining health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is now March 31, 2014. Enrollment goals and deadlines have been revised since the establishment of state health insurance exchanges.

The original enrollment deadline of December 31, 2013 was extended due to many factors, including serious website difficulties at healthcare.gov. The federal site required a complex rebuild. Website problems also have occurred at state insurance exchange websites, such as the one in California. Inadequate staffing of consumer helpline staffs has also contributed to the need for a deadline extension.  Continue reading ACA Enrollment Deadline Approaches