The Affordable Care Act Deadline to Sign Up for Health Insurance in The Private Marketplace Extended

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has moved the deadline back from December 15 to December 23 for signing up for health insurance in the private marketplace for coverage beginning on January 1, 2014.  The open enrollment period continues through March 31, 2014.  HHS continues to work on improving the performance of the healthcare.gov website used to enroll in the plans in the states where the federal government established the marketplace.