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Open Enrollment Deadline Nears for Affordable Care Act

March 11, 2014

Clarksburg Exponent Telegram — Most individuals who don’t have health insurance are down to about two weeks to sign up or face a penalty under the Affordable Care Act. Read

March 31 is the end of the open enrollment period until November, said Brandon Merritt, health policy analyst for the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy. However, in the cases of a new life event such as marriage or the birth of a child, health insurance sign-ups through the marketplace exchange (healthcare.gov) will be available after that date.