Federal overseers should extend open enrollment into April
this year to give those people a break, then see where total enrollment ends up after that.
The ongoing lack of awareness has already prompted a group of congressional Democrats to urge the Obama
administration to re-open Obamacare enrollment around the tax filing deadline in April
, when more people will find out that they owe money.
The individual mandate has never been popular.
Rasmussen Reports found Monday that a plurality of Americans, 47 percent, still oppose the policy, up slightly since the end of 2014.
The public's distaste for the requirement could cause another backlash against the health-care law when people are required to pay the penalty for the first time come April
CALIFORNIA OBAMACARE FALLS SHORT-ALLOWS 2-MONTH EXTENSION!
"Californians may get until the middle of April
to sign up for California Obamacare
in hopes that the extended time will give the state a chance to reach their goals for sign-ups.
For example, the 1095-A form may have stated that a family had coverage from April
through September, but the family was covered from April
"April Todd-Malmlov, the former executive director of MNsure, the state of Minnesota's Obamacare health exchange, is refusing to testify in the Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor's (OLA) investigation into the troubled program.
Todd-Malmlov hired Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber (as a subcontractor who developed the "Gruber-Gorman report" for Minnesota using his proprietary Gruber Microsimulation Model) in 2011, and approved $329,000 of invoices he submitted, all of which failed to provide the level of billing detail called for in his contract.