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States Extend ObamaCare Filing Deadline

Dec. 16, 2014

At least three states are hesitant to unleash the teeth of ObamaCare on their citizens. New York, Idaho and Minnesota have all extended the deadline for citizens to purchase health insurance before the IRS slaps the noncompliant with a tax. The Daily Caller reports, “The national deadline to get coverage by the first of the year, when the individual mandate penalty gets hiked to at least $325, is Monday at 12 a.m. PST. But like last year, which saw a barrage of deadline delays, several states have pushed their deadlines back to hopefully accommodate more customers.” For a second year, the federal government stumbles through a rollout of its health care “reforms.” At least three states have the idea to shield citizens from the bumbling bureaucracy – if only for a few days. More…

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