For those of you who started the Covered California application process before last Monday's deadline, you now have just over a week to finish the application.

You need to complete the process by April 15.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi emphasizes the importance of having health insurance coverage.

"The Affordable Health Care Act is working. Thanks to this historic law, millions of Americans are enjoying new health security, and the personal and economic health that comes with it," Pelosi said. 

The San Francisco Democrat points out that millions of people across the country have signed up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act.  Critics argue there are no real numbers that indicate how many people have actually paid for the coverage.