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Time almost up to sign up for Obamacare

Right now, if you don't have health insurance, you have less than two hours to begin the process of signing up to get it, or risk  having to pay a fine.

The Obama Administration says more than six million people have enrolled through the federal exchange.
More than 440-thousand have enrolled in Florida.
That's despite some problems with the website handling health insurance sign-ups, including some today affecting some trying to sign up last-minute.

Across the nation, thousands are scrambling to sign up for health care.
By noon Monday, more than a million visitors came to healthcare.gov, and there were still glitches, the website down for hours Monday  morning, and again early in the afternoon.

"It's very complicating. that's the reason I waited so long so it's very confusing."
   
At Escambia community clinics, 400 to 500 people have called since last week asking questions about how to register and what to expect.
For anyone who came by the clinic to sign up, there were several navigators trained to guide them through the process, but the process is still a little confusing for some.

"There's some paperwork that they want submitted and getting the paperwork to them is difficult."

Over at Kite Insurance Agency, they've been advertising signs outside the business welcoming walk-ins to help them sign up for health care coverage.
Owner, Debra Kite, says although there has been challenges with the website, she's surprised more people haven't signed up.
She says most people, especially young adults, have chosen to just pay the penalty, instead of dealing with the process of signing up.

"Unfortunately they're not gonna find out what the true penalty is until this time next year.... and don't have health insurance."

The deadline is midnight, but there is some good news.
If you started the registration process already, but haven't been able to finish, you'll have a grace period to finish enrollment.
Reporting live in the studio, Jenise Fernandez, Channel Three News.