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Health care open enrollment deadline nears

Information cards displayed during an Affordable Care Act enrollment event in San Antonio Texas in 2016. A federal judge struck down the health insurance law as unconstitutional Friday The Deadline to Sign Up for Obamacare Is Tomorrow. Here's What's New and Why You Should Start Today
Ben Pena | 15 December, 2018, 20:26

It's not too late yet, but time is running out to enroll in the Affordable Care Act marketplace health insurance for 2019.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which runs Obamacare, sent an email to insurance agents and brokers saying open enrollment will continue. "Our lawsuit seeks to effectively repeal Obamacare, which will give President Trump and Congress the opportunity to replace the failed social experiment with a plan that ensures Texans and all Americans will again have greater choice about what health coverage they need and who will be their doctor".

The number of people signing up for health insurance through the Washington Health Benefit Exchange is less than previous years, but more customers are renewing insurance than in years past.

The deadline to enroll for Connecticut's version of the Affordable Care Act is less than two days away.

"Since I was sworn in as Attorney General almost two years ago, I have fought to protect Pennsylvanians against any attempt to rollback their health coverage".

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He added Australia also recognised the aspirations of the Palestinians to a state with a capital in East Jerusalem . In an unexpected announcement in October, Mr Morrison said he was open to moving Australia's embassy from Tel Aviv.

NO PENALTY FOR BEING UNINSURED The GOP-led Congress repealed the fine for being uninsured, effective this January 1.

She says one factor in lower enrollment numbers could be that this is the first year there's no tax penalty for not having comprehensive insurance.

"Tonight's district court ruling exposes the monstrous endgame of Republicans' all-out assault on people with pre-existing conditions and Americans' access to affordable health care", Pelosi said.

But boosting sign-ups "was not a priority" for the Trump administration, said Ferguson, now a consultant. The poll also found nearly 300,000 uninsured people in North Carolina who are eligible to get plans that come without monthly premiums. We expect this ruling will be appealed to the Supreme Court.

The window of time to enroll for health insurance coverage for 2019 is closing this week. President Donald Trump failed to outright repeal the ACA a year ago. Christine Ferguson said many healthy people don't realize the value of coverage until something bad happens to them. Health insurers were seeking an average 19.4 percent increase.

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