Health insurance isn’t a year-round thing anymore
In this March 31, 2014, file photo, Elizabeth Rich helps a man sign up for the Affordable Care Act at Swope Health Services in Kansas City, Mo. Heres more fallout from the health care law: Healthy customers with money to spend will no longer be able to walk into a private insurance office or go online and buy standard coverage any time of year. With limited exceptions, insurers dont plan to sell to individuals outside the open enrollment period in HealthCare.gov and the state insurance marketplaces. Charlie Riedel/The Associated Press
Posted: Friday, April 4, 2014 8:52 am
Updated: 11:13 am, Fri Apr 4, 2014.
WASHINGTON — Here’s more fallout from the health care law: Until now, customers could walk into an insurance office or go online to buy standard health care coverage any time of year. Not anymore.
Many people who didn’t sign up during the government’s open enrollment period that ended Monday will soon find it difficult or impossible to get insured this year, even if they go directly to a private company and money is no object. For some it’s already too late.
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Friday, April 4, 2014 8:52 am.
Updated: 11:13 am.