The deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is Monday. All this week, and for the rest of the year, Alabama Public Radio is partnering with AL.Com to bring you stories on how Alabamians are coping with the changes. One issue that’s having an immediate impact is the so-called Medicaid gap. The authors of the Affordable Care Act had intended for low-income people to get covered under expanded Medicaid. But when the U.S.