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Obamacare Deadline 2016: The Date to Enroll in Health Care Is Fast Approaching
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The final week to get health insurance coverage for 2016 is here. In order to receive coverage, residents must enroll in a health care plan by Sunday, Jan. 31. After Jan. 31, enrollment will be closed for the remainder of the year, according to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The deadline to sign up for Feb. 1 health care coverage was Jan. 15. Enrollments or changes between Jan. 16 and Jan. 31 will go into effect March 1, according to the centers.

“We saw unprecedented demand for Jan. 1st coverage and continue to make steady progress signing up new customers as open enrollment proceeds,” Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services, said in a press release. “We are focused on educating customers about the affordable options at and providing them the help they need to make the best coverage choices.”