January 15th deadline to sign up for ACA benefits nearing in order to receive benefits beginning February 1st

Anyone who missed the Christmas deadline, to sign up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act, for benefits to kick in on January 1st,  have until  Wed., Jan. 15th to sign up for insurance in order to get coverage beginning Feb. 1. The deadline for signing up for 2014 health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is March 31st.