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WASHINGTON, December 27, 2013 — With all the attention given to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) recently, surprisingly few people know exactly what happens if they are not covered by January 1, 2014. Following are a few of the most frequently asked questions regarding penalties.

What if I missed the deadline?

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Even though the Federal government extended last Monday’s deadline, several states did not agree to adopt the extension and others have extended enrolment beyond the government’s new deadline. It is important to check each particular state’s deadline.

Individuals and families who missed the deadline can get coverage by February 1, 2014. H……….. continues on Washington Times.

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