Health Care's March Madness: Buzzer Sounds On Exchanges Deadline

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April 03, 2014 AT 8:41 AM
The fourth anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act passed on March 23 without much notice or fanfare. Instead, all eyes were on March 31, the final deadline for buying health insurance through state and federal health care exchanges – and the day that fines for non-participation kicked in. Supporters and opponents of the ACA are on the edge of their seats, anxious to know the outcome: Exactly how many people signed up, will they pay their premiums and for how long will they do so?