Today’s The Deadline To Sign Up For Obamacare

Study: Repealing Obamacare Would Double Uninsured Rate By 2019
In this Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, the HealthCare.gov 2017 web site home page as seen in Washington. President-elect Donald Trump says he wants to preserve health insurance coverage even as he pursues repeal of the Obama-era overhaul that provided it to millions of uninsured people. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File/AP)
Study: Repealing Obamacare Would Double Uninsured Rate By 2019
In this Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, the HealthCare.gov 2017 web site home page as seen in Washington. President-elect Donald Trump says he wants to preserve health insurance coverage even as he pursues repeal of the Obama-era overhaul that provided it to millions of uninsured people. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File/AP)

Today’s The Deadline To Sign Up For Obamacare

In Cook County, premiums for plans available through the Affordable Care Act exchange jumped dramatically this year— although subsidies can blunt those increases for many people. That reflects a national trend. However, figures from the Federal department of Health and Human Services show that sign-ups are up, compared to last year. A spokesman credits better marketing.