Lots of info, more confusion as health insurance marketplace nears
Reynolds Center - over 3 years
With the at-least-nominal Oct. 1 kickoff of health insurance marketplaces only a month away (some are hedging with “soft openings” or later start dates), you probably are planning a consumer guide or even special online package for those trying to navigate their options.
If not, consider it — at least one large clip-and-save page or a bookmarkable web page with lots of helpful links, explanations and tutorial videos. As an experiment, I’ve made it a habit lately to chat up strangers in public, especially those in low-wage or sporadic jobs like store clerks, carpenters and independent-contractor cable TV technicians – to see what they know about the Affordable Care Act and what’s in it for them.
The level of awareness and understanding still is pretty low. The 31-year-old IT worker — a temp, no-benefits employee — who fixed my computer the other day seemed kind of vague when I mentioned the Affordable Care Act; I asked if he were looking forward t
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