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Last-minute rush to enroll in health plans

Original post made on Mar 24, 2014

As the March 31 deadline to sign up for a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act draws near, millions of Americans who had put off enrolling in a state or federal health care exchange have rushed to register.

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Posted by hmm
a resident of Monta Loma
on Mar 24, 2014 at 3:58 pm

Hmm, the fine is cheaper than one month on the actual plan.


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Posted by Pay Now or Pay Later
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 25, 2014 at 11:35 am

Hmm, one serious illness without a plan and you'll be paying the hospital for the rest of your life. Its a fool's gamble to not be insured, and I'm sure we'll hear from all the "Not my fault" folks when they learn that hard lesson...looking for some kind of gov't bailout and forgiveness of their debt. Meanwhile insurance was readily available.

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Posted by Well when you are poor
a resident of Monta Loma
on Mar 25, 2014 at 1:59 pm

When you are poor it doesn't make a difference one way or the other. What do you think illegal aliens do, they go to the Emergency room and get treated. They have no funds to pay the bill, now or when the bill arrives, so best to spend their money on food.

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