But why bother? That’s what some might think even once they know that today, January 31, is the absolute final day they can enroll in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.
Yet even with an uncertain future for Obamacare, consumer advocates say the answer today is crystal clear:
Yes, you should sign up.
You will get at least a year of coverage, and if you qualify for a subsidy, help with the premiums through the end of the year That’s better than being out in the cold when an unexpected medical crisis hits with big bills.
Go to Healthcare.gov for federal signup and links to the states’ signup portals.
See this New York Times piece for more details.