The Affordable Care Act's Health Insurance Marketplace will launch in just five days.
October 1st is a major date for the president's health care plan. That's when thousands of people can register for coverage under the new law. Final preparations are underway in North Carolina.
The best thing to do is start researching your questions about the types of health coverage and figure out what you need to enroll. The government has set up a marketplace for you to shop.
If you enroll in a health insurance plan over the next few months, your coverage from that private company goes into affect January 2014.
Jeff McGee is 26, a student and works part-time. "And I'm too old to be on my parents insurance, I'm kind of in between a whole bunch of things right now," McGee said.
He is one of the 41 million people in the United States without health insurance. But he wants to change that.