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A Deadline Looms to Sign Up for Kentucky Health Exchange

Kentuckians will have until midnight Tuesday to sign up for a new health care policy through Kynect, the state’s health insurance exchange, in order for the policy to take effect Jan. 1, 2014.The Obama Administration announced Monday afternoon that the original deadline of midnight Monday would be extended through to Tuesday due to anticipated high demand and enrollment across multiple time zones.Those without insurance by the end of March 2014 will be assessed a tax penalty under the federal Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.So far, about 92,000of an estimated 640,000 Kentuckians without health insurance have signed up for a policy through the state exchange.More information can be found at kynect.ky.gov.

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