HealthCare.gov Enrollment Ends Friday. Sign-Ups Likely To Trail Last Year’s

Isabel Diaz Tinoco and Jose Luis Tinoco had some questions for the Miami insurance agent who helped guide them in signing up for a HealthCare.gov policy at the Mall of the Americas in November.

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Isabel Diaz Tinoco and Jose Luis Tinoco had some questions for the Miami insurance agent who helped guide them in signing up for a HealthCare.gov policy at the Mall of the Americas in November.

Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Friday is the last day to enroll in a health insurance plan through the federal government’s insurance exchange, HealthCare.gov.

And in a little office park in Northern Virginia, Brima Bob Deen is dealing with the rush.

He is the president of a church-sponsored job training center called Salvation Academy. But this time of year, he acts mostly as an enrollment counselor for Affordable Care Act health plans.

And this week, his calendar is full.

“Every year when you get close to the end, that’s when you have a lot of people come in,” he says.

Deen has stopped allowing people to

Article source: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/12/13/570171790/healthcare-gov-enrollment-ends-friday-sign-ups-likely-to-trail-last-years?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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