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The deadline’s coming

Health care law not perfect, but is a start

The deadline to sign up this year for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace plans is only a week away. Now, the final push is on to get as many people as possible covered.
Monday, March 31, is the final day to sign up under the open-enrollment period and the pace has hurried quite a bit since the ACA’s dismal, slow start last October. Starting this year, most people who don’t have health insurance but can afford it will face penalties.
The law has met with much resistance from the day it was first proposed ...


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