Chico State students are learning more about President Obama's 'Affordable Care Act'. Today speakers representing Covered California encouraged students to ask questions and learn how to sign up. October 1st marked the first week of open enrollment and nearly forty-thousand people have already signed up. Covered California officials say more than five million Californians are without health care. By 2014, it's estimated that 2.6 million Californians will be able to access financial assistance through Covered California to pay for their health insurance.