Nightly News   |  October 24, 2013

Clearing up the health insurance deadline

As long as Americans who need to sign up for health insurance do so by March 31, there is no penalty. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> the deadlines are confusing and if we added to that last night we want to clear it u. the deadline for when uninsured americans need coverage is march 31 . that hasn't changed. what the white house intends to change tis the arbitrary date for signing up to meet the deadline. it has bye-bye february 15 but as we reported last night the administration wants to give americans more time without worrying about paying a penalty. as long as you sign up by march 31 , there is no penalty. the white house also says this change has nothing to do with the computer glitches, as they are called, that have plagued