Insurance rules extend time for noncompliant policies

Posted: March 6, 2014 at 5:29 a.m.

Early problems with the healthcare.gov website, as seen Saturday, kept many consumers from signing up for new insurance plans even as insurers began canceling policies that did not meet the new law’s requirements.

Warding off the specter of election-year health-insurance cancellations, President Barack Obama’s administration announced Wednesday a two-year extension for individual policies that don’t meet requirements of the new health-care law.

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