(Advertisement)

Millions to see policies kick in

Sign-ups soar in December; nuns win stay on mandate

Posted: January 1, 2014 at 5:27 a.m.

A motorcade carrying President Barack Obama and his family Tuesday heads along the southeast coast of Oahu toward the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Park, a popular snorkeling destination. As the president vacationed in Hawaii, his health-care law saw a late surge in enrollment, helping offset early technical foul-ups.

About 2.1 million people will have medical coverage today through President Barack Obama’s health-care law after a late surge in enrollment helped regain ground lost to the botched debut of the insurance exchanges created by the overhaul.

This story is only available from our archives.

Front Section, Pages 1 on 01/01/2014

(Advertisement)



« Previous Story

The nation in brief

QUOTE OF THE DAY “We dodged a bullet by having it out of town, but this is too close for comfort.” Ed McConnell, the mayor of Casselton, N.D., a town about a mile from wher... Read »

Next Story »

World rejoices, welcomes 2014

New Year’s revelers keeping warm in a blanket laugh with a police officer Tuesday night in New York City’s Times Square as they await the dropping of the crystal ball to usher in 2014.

With fireworks, dancing and late-night revelry, millions around the world welcomed 2014, gathering for huge di... Read »