Confusion about Affordable Care Act deadlines is rampant, but a U.S. expert says the big deadline is
For the millions of Americans who are uninsured, or who could have enrolled in improved insurance through a state or federal exchange, missing these deadline merely means you failed to make yourself better off as soon as you possibly could, Blumenthal said.
Blumenthal said the big deadline is
"Under the ACA, all Americans must have health insurance, and this is the latest date you can acquire it if you wish to avoid paying a penalty on your 2014 income tax," Blumenthal said.
"Some individuals will be exempt from penalties, including, as of last week, people whose policies were canceled because their plans' benefits did not meet new ACA standards of adequacy."
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