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Federal Officials: Maine ACA Sign-ups Beating Projections as Deadline Looms
03/27/2014   Reported By: Irwin Gratz

The Obama administration now says anyone who begins the process of signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act by Monday will be given up to two weeks to complete the process. The days leading up to Monday's deadline has the administration mounting a major publicity effort that brought regional Health and Human Services Director Christie Hager, and regional Small Business Administration head Seth Goodall to MPBN's studios this week. Hager points out that Maine, unlike other states, has seen sign-ups run ahead of projections.

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Small business owners and individual entrepreneurs face different deadlines for buying health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act. MPBN Morning Edition host Irwin Gratz discusses this with Christie Hager, regional director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Seth Goodall, regional administrator for the Small Business Administration in New England.

The phone number for insurance sign-ups is 1-800-318-2596. Or visit the Affordable Care Act website


 

 

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