In this 2015 file photo, a man in a Statue of Liberty costume advertises Affordable Care Act coverage in Little Havana. The deadline to sign up for 2019 coverage is midnight Dec. 15. Eligible consumers can sign up online at healthcare.gov or by calling 800-318-2596.
In this 2015 file photo, a man in a Statue of Liberty costume advertises Affordable Care Act coverage in Little Havana. The deadline to sign up for 2019 coverage is midnight Dec. 15. Eligible consumers can sign up online at healthcare.gov or by calling 800-318-2596.
In this 2015 file photo, a man in a Statue of Liberty costume advertises Affordable Care Act coverage in Little Havana. The deadline to sign up for 2019 coverage is midnight Dec. 15. Eligible consumers can sign up online at healthcare.gov or by calling 800-318-2596.

Daniel Chang covers health care for the Miami Herald, where he works to untangle the often irrational world of health insurance, hospitals and health policy for readers.