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Ticking down to Affordable Care Act’s sign-up crunch time
Sacramento Bee

The uninsured have four days to get an application started for health insurance, or pay a penalty on their 2014 taxes.

With the penalty, they get nothing but a hole in their pockets. With insurance, they are covered if they break a leg or get sick. Still, many people have waited until the last moment to act.

The state exchange, Covered California, is in “all hands on deck” mode, but concerned that a surge in the final few days could result in long wait times.