Additional Time for Federal Marketplace Health Care Enrollment

With the March 31 deadline on the horizon, many Americans are worried about enrolling in health plans. Federal officials acknowledged this predicament by extending the deadline for those who have started the application process on Healthcare.gov. Getting an extension is as simple as checking the box that you tried to apply before the deadline. An article from the Washington Post has the details.

Health Care Reform: A Look at Enrollment Numbers

As of the end of February, over 4.2 million people have signed up for insurance through the exchanges implemented by the Affordable Care Act. About 25% of those signing up for insurance plans are young adults, who play a pivotal role in the prospective success of the Affordable Care Act.  The final date for open enrollment is March 31, 2014.  CNNMoney takes a look at the numbers and outlook for the last month of enrollment.