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.

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