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Friday, the Obama administration announced that they would extend some of the dates for people whose health care plan was cancelled because of the Affordable Care Act; an estimated 4 million people in the U.S. will have their health care insurance plan cancelled on January 1, 2014, according to ABC News.

And the frustration with finding affordable replacement coverage has continued to grow over the last few months. For those individuals whose health care insurance plans were cancelled, they will now be eligible for a “hardship exemption” and will not be required to have insurance immediately in 2014.

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Regardless of age, they will be eligible to get a minimum catastrophic health care plan. Previously, this plan was only for individuals under 30-years-old.

Approximately, 500,000 individuals had plans that did not comply with the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) and those plans were also cancelled; those individuals will also be given a “hardship exemptions.”

A letter was sent to the individuals who fall under one of these categories, after a special house session asked for relief for “many of our constituents who are upset.”

They also said that they would be able to accommodate those “not able to renew their existing plans and are having difficulty finding an acceptable replacement in the Marketplace.”

Individuals seeking the Affordable Care Act coverage must sign up on the White House website by December 23, 2013 to be insured by January 1, 2014.

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