Open enrollment for health insurance marketplace closes Saturday

Open enrollment for health insurance marketplace closes Saturday

The ruling comes just one day before the deadline to enroll at healthcare.gov.

"People who are going to buy health insurance are going to buy health insurance", he said.

If you haven't gotten enrolled for your health care plan through the Affordable Care Act, you aren't the only one.

"The Court ... declares the Individual Mandate ... unconstitutional", District Judge Reed O'Connor wrote in his decision.

But the administration maintained those parts of the law were severable and the rest of the Affordable Care Act could remain in place.

The CEO of the Washington Health Benefit Exchange said these last few days are critical in the effort to get as many people insured as possible.

NO PENALTY FOR BEING UNINSURED The GOP-led Congress repealed the fine for being uninsured, effective this January 1.

Canada warns U.S. not to politicise extradition cases
She was detained after a United States request for her extradition to face charges of violating sanctions against Iran. But Canadian leaders also said there is no "explicit indication" that the men's arrests are linked to Meng.

"There are a lot of plans available now", says Karen Perez of Access Health CT.

The new numbers suggest there may be less demand for government-subsidized insurance during a time of strong economic growth.

December 15 will be the last day to enroll in or change health insurance plans for 2019 coverage. The Justice Department appealed both rulings.

By contrast, there were 546,000 more sign-ups at the same point in last year's open-enrollment period, when the cumulative number of plans selected reached about 4,678,000 at the end of the sixth week. They claimed that when Congress repealed the tax penalty past year, it eliminated the US Supreme Court's rationale for finding the ACA constitutional in 2012.

"Today's ruling is an assault on 133 million Americans with preexisting conditions, on the 20 million Americans who rely on the ACA for health care, and on America's faithful progress toward affordable health care for all Americans,"Becerra said in a news release".

IMMIGRATION FEARS Organizations working to enroll low-income workers report heightened concerns among immigrants that applying for health insurance could have negative consequences due to the administration's crackdown on illegal immigration. Health insurers were seeking an average 19.4 percent increase.

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