Obama Administration Makes Secretive Last-Minute Deadline Change to Obamacare - Hit & Run

December 23, 2013 6:01 PM

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Whitehouse.govDeadlines? Who needs ‘em? Not when it comes to Obamacare anyway. Today was set to be the final day to sign up for coverage that begins on January 1 of next year. But the administration has quietly extended that deadline by an additional 24 hours. And by quietly, I mean, with no official announcement at all. News of the delay comes from two unnamed sources who confirmed the move to The Washington Post.

At midnight Monday, the official deadline arrives for Americans to sign up through the new federal health insurance exchange for health plans that begin Jan. 1. But, without any public announcement, Obama administration officials have changed the rules so that people will have an extra day to enroll...

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