Kaiser Health News consumer columnist Michelle Andrews writes: “If you're uninsured, you may have run out of time. Yesterday was the formal deadline to sign up for health insurance on the marketplaces or face a penalty, unless you were already 'in-line' for enrollment. Still, people who missed the cutoff or couldn’t buy insurance have options to get the health care services they need. But doing so may not be simple or assured” (Andrews, 4/1). Read the column.
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