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Open Enrollment deadline is Tuesday

Posted at 7:01 AM, Jan 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-31 07:01:01-05

The open enrollment deadline for health care through the Affordable Care Act is Tuesday.

Coverage for anyone who signs up by the Jan. 31 deadline will begin in March.

Those who signed up by Jan. 15 will have coverage beginning Wednesday.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services pulled its advertising campaign promoting the end of open enrollment last week after President Trump took office.

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The Obama Administration projected that 13.8 million people would sign up for 2017 coverage.

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