If you live in Colorado and want health coverage you have until midnight to enroll at www.connectforhealthco.com.
In the last few days, the site's been really busy. I called and got kicked off twice. Then I was on hold with a message that there were 147 calls ahead of me. Later I was told I could leave a voicemail message and someone would call back by April 4, 2014.
Site officials say don't worry. If you've tried signing up and couldn't, or if you have an account but haven't completed the process you can still get coverage as long as you've made some kind of documented effort before midnight.
If you do nothing you won't be able to get health insurance until enrollment begins for 2015. You'll also have to pay a penalty.
The minimum is $95 per person.
I'm told if you call and are on hold before midnight call takers will be ready to help. That number is 1-855-PLANS-4-YOU.
The latest numbers show a total of 250,000 people have enrolled in Colorado. 150,000 in public assistance or Medicaid and 100,000 in private health insurance.
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