Last Chances Approach To Sign Up For 2016 Obamacare Coverage

This post has been updated to reflect an extended deadline to sign up for health insurance coverage through the exchanges.

December 17th at 11:59 p.m. PST is the last chance to sign up for Obamacare health insurance coverage that starts January 1 through the federal exchange. Open enrollment for the plans continues through the end of January, however.

KHN’s Julie Rovner joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to explain the deadline, what the penalty is for not having health insurance in 2016 and also answers other questions about coverage.

Listen below:

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