Saturday March 15, 2014 marks the last day to get ACA insurance for April 2014.
Meanwhile, President Obama called QSSI, the Columbia, Maryland-based operation that is charged with fixing the ACA website. He gave a pep talk to workers and invited them to the White House after they finish the job. Listen to President Obama’s pep talk to the workers at QSSI:
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough also paid a visit to the facility Saturday to observe the operations before the last day to enroll in marketplace insurance, March 31, 2014. However, enrollment reopens at the end of the year.
Enrollment on March 15 at 2pm on the ACA website was 15,000 and counting.
UPDATED – As of 12:01 AM, March 16, 2014, Over 40,000 people signed up on healthcare.gov Saturday and made the deadline for insurance to be effective April 1, 2014.
UPDATED – As of 6:26 PM – Around 23,000 so far for today have enrolled for healthcare. Almost 300,000 people logged into the healthcare.gov website today, Saturday, March 15, 2014.