Unemployed, Uninsured & Obamacare: My 1st and 2nd Tries

Last Thursday evening I started the process to secure health insurance on healthcare.gov for coverage under the Affordable Care Act (or Obamacare).  This is a timeline of what happened.

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8:15 PM (CST) I went to the homepage on healthcare.gov and clicked on "Apply Now."


I was then taken to the "Marketplace" page where I was directed to enter my state of residence then clicked "Apply Now" again.


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I landed on the following screen:


I waited on that page until 8:48 PM (CST) when the screen below popped up.


I clicked the "Get Started" button and at 8:50 PM (CST) and the application timed out.

At 8:51 PM (CST) I tried for a second time and at 8:54 PM (CST) the page timed out once again.

Luckily, I'm tenacious.  The  third try proved to be the charm.


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