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High Volume on Affordable Health Care Act Website on Day of Deadline

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The March 31 deadline for uninsured individuals to sign up for the Affordable Care Act, otherwise know as "Obamacare," is today.

However, the site has been down this morning, but is currently back up. The website is experiencing heavy volume.

The next enrollment period starts Nov. 15, for Jan. 15, 2015 coverage. If you don't have coverage in 2014, you may have to face a tax penalty .
It was reported on March 27 that more than 6 million Americans have signed up for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplaces since October 1. CLICK HERE to sign up.
There will be a presentation given on March 31 at Nashville's main library, 615 Church Street, about health care reform, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. in the computer classroom.

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