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Obamacare deadline day: 5 things to know for enrolling in California
Los Angeles Times

Time’s almost up. Monday is the last chance for consumers to sign up for Obamacare insurance that starts Jan. 1 under the federal healthcare law. Last-minute shoppers should prepare for busy signals if they call the Covered California insurance exchange, or for long waits at some enrollment events.

There’s been a sharp increase in applications in recent days ahead of Monday’s deadline for January coverage, according to state officials, agents and enrollment counselors.