Healthcare.Gov Extends Enrollment Deadline announced on Tuesday night that it would be extending the first deadline to Thursday, December 17 at 11:59 PM PST for people looking to enroll in coverage effective January 1.

The days leading up to the December 15 deadline saw a surge in consumer demand.

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