Now that I’m actually on the right day ( and it is a snow/too frakking cold to go to school day), here is your Balloon Juice PSA:
SIGN UP FOR HEALTH INSURANCE by midnight EST tonight
Today is the last day for 45+ states to sign up for coverage that starts January 1, 2017.
This is important for two reasons:
1) You need to get covered
2) If there is a Republican Replacement plan that is not vaporware, it is highly likely to replace the individual mandate with some type of continual enrollment requirement to avoid medical underwriting. Medical underwriting is fine if you are twenty three, male and have never said “Hold my beer and watch this”. Medical underwriting is scary for everyone else.
So if you get on a policy for 1/1/17, you are buying both health insurance and some Republican Replacement insurance.
Go do it.