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Insurers Heed White House Plea for Premium Leniency
National Journal Magazine

Insurance companies are giving consumers until Jan. 10 to pay premiums for health coverage that begins Jan. 1, according to a national trade association representing insurers.

America’s Health Insurance Plans announced Wednesday that consumers who select plans by Dec. 23 on the Affordable Care Act’s federal and state exchanges will be allowed to pay premiums as late as Jan. 10, an extension from the Dec. 31 deadline set by the Health and Human Services Department.