Obamacare Expected to Move Forward Despite Shutdown

The battle over healthcare and the debt ceiling nears deadline.
1:48 | 09/30/13

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middle of all of this, the president says he will not stop that other historic event about to take place tonight at midnight, obama care. For the first time every american expected to have health insurance, 50 million uninsured will be able to start shopping tomorrow. Paula faris tells us what to expect when you check in. Reporter: Max was dropped from his health insurance because of his pre-existing condition. I have asma and allergies. Courtney says she can't afford it. I need good maternity coverage. Reporter: We heard from so many of you. Will I have more affordable health care? Reporter: All part of the 48 million americans who do not have insurance, about 15 percent of the population. How do I sign up and when does the coverage begin. Reporter: Starting at midnight you can go on health care.Gov where you'll be able to shop around, compare plans and buy. Everyone regardless of age, gender, income or pre-existing condition will be able to get insurance. If you don't want to buy or have been delaying because of expense, you'll have until march 31st, SIX MONTHS TO PURCHASE A Plan or face a fine from the government. I just want to be covered like anybody else. Reporter: No one will know how good of a deal this is until midnight. But for people like max, he can breathe easier now knowing he has a choice. I just want to have that safety net. Reporter: That is the big mystery. We will not know the details of these plans or how much they cost until midnight. Tomorrow we're walking folks through it and really helping them understand who they can trust throughout the process. We'll be doing it right here and making it simple. Thank you, paula.

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