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Missouri Healthcare Marketplace Enrollment Deadline Looms Sunday

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Sunday at midnight is the deadline all Missourians must enroll in the healthcare marketplace to avoid penalties.

Humana representatives are on hand at north park mall helping people sign up and answering questions.

Before signing up customers must know their income to find out if they are eligible for coverage.

Healthcare Specialist Arbrey Redman says if you're on the fence there's a steep penalty to consider.

"The penalty this year is going to be 2% your annual income so I mean...if you're making a little bit of money that's a pretty good chunk and you may qualify for a tax credit that helps cover the cost of your insurance pretty substantially. So it's definitely worth looking into to see if you qualify."

Only those with life changing circumstances will be able to sign up after the Sunday night deadline. 
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