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End for open enrollment for the Affordable Care Acts nears

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act is coming to a close.

January 31 is last day to enroll and the Panhandle Community Services are offering their services to anyone who has yet to enroll.

They are offering free assistance to help with health care enrollment and answer tax and penalty questions. The penalty for lack of qualified health care will take effect on March 1. The new penalties are $695 per adult (over the age of 18) and $347.50 per child or 2.5% of 2016 household income. 

For more information about enrollment visit Healthcare.gov

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