Celebrities Want You To Know The Obamacare Enrollment Deadline Is Jan. 31
Its been a tumultuous few days for the Affordable Care Act. Last week, the Trump administrationordered staffers at the Department of Health and Human Services to cease all outreach efforts for the programdespite it being open to enrollment through the end of January and thenreversed that order.
Given the confusion coming from President Donald Trump, celebrities and advocates have taken to social media to spread the message that the deadline to register for the ACA, aka Obamacare,is Tuesday, Jan. 31.
(See the video above for the difference between the ACA and Obamacare.)
Comedian and actor Colton Dunn made several advertisements of his own, the first of which went out on Friday. Hes posted one homemade ad every day since:
Actress and writerLena Dunham followed Dunns lead with a less-clothed iteration.
Director Ava DuVernay also sent out a message of her own.
ComedianBilly Eichnertook to the streets with actress Olivia Wilde in a healthcare-centered video for Funny or Die.
Politicians also joined in.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi,Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and more reminded their constituents to #GetCovered.
If you want to sign up for the ACA (aka Obamacare), you can do soon HealthCare.gov.