ATLANTA -- Monday is the last day to sign up for a health plan under the Affordable Care Act.
The government's goal was to sign up 7 million Americans by Mar. 31. That goal was lowered to 6 million after the healthcare.gov website suffered a number of problems last fall; officials said that number has been reached.
However, a small glitch on whitehouse.gov may confuse some people who want to register for a health plan. As of 7 a.m., the website says people have 18 days left to sign up, instead of 18 hours.
Volunteers said Sunday was a successful day signing people up for Obamacare at various locations around metro Atlanta.
At several sign-up spots, there were dozens of people huddled around computers with volunteers serving as "navigators" to enroll and compare health care plans.
Debbie Shockley works with the League of Women Voters and wanted to help out.
"Many people discovered how affordable it is for them. In some circumstances, they pay just a penny. In another case, it was $28. They'll be able to go to the doctor. We had one woman who hasn't been to the doctor in 20 years," said Shockley.
The government has offered a sign-up extension for some people.
Volunteers stressed to applicants that they don't necessarily have to decide on a plan, but they do have to get logged into the system before the deadline
"As long as they have attempted then they will be eligible for the extension being offered," said volunteer Brenda Pace.