HealthCare.gov’s open enrollment for 2017 started Nov. 1 and ends on Tuesday.
It’s the last day to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
And at Whitman-Walker Health, a community health center near downtown Washington, D.C., people have been streaming in looking for help choosing an insurance plan.
Katie Nicol is a senior manager who oversees the five so-called navigators whose sole job is to help people sign up for insurance coverage.
“We’ve been busy, you know, consumer after consumer all day,” she said in an interview Monday. She expects to be busier Tuesday.
That may be surprising, given all the uncertainty surrounding the Affordable Care Act.