Polls show that many Americans without health insurance still don’t know that the Affordable Care Act requires them to get it.
And many of the uninsured don’t know that low-income people can get federal subsidies.
Governor Pat Quinn’s administration is trying to bring folks up to speed through a multi-million dollar advertising campaign.
It's called “Get Covered Illinois.”
Illinois officials expect 300,000 people to sign up for coverage through the marketplace.
Enrollment begins next Tuesday.
The deadline is March 31.
Illinois Public Radio's Chip Mitchell contributed to this report.