Spanish Obamacare Site Will Accept Enrollments Next Month

The Obama administration won’t broadly advertise the launch, however, so that they can fix early glitches.

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Clara Ritger
Nov. 26, 2013, 11:13 a.m.

The Span­ish-lan­guage Obama­care web­site will be­gin ac­cept­ing en­roll­ments early next month, Talk­ing Points Memo re­ports.

Cuid­adoDe­Sa­ — the Span­ish-lan­guage ver­sion of Health­ that was sup­posed to be delayed un­til mid-Oc­to­ber, and then un­til the end of Novem­ber — will have a “soft launch” in the be­gin­ning of Decem­ber so that the Obama ad­min­is­tra­tion can identi­fy and fix prob­lems be­fore con­sumers flock to the site, a seni­or ad­min­is­tra­tion offic­al told TPM.

An es­tim­ated 10.2 mil­lion un­in­sured Lati­nos will be eli­gible for cov­er­age un­der the law, ac­cord­ing to num­bers from the Health and Hu­man Ser­vices De­part­ment.

The dead­line to sign up for cov­er­age be­gin­ning Jan. 1 is Dec. 23.


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