Missouri's Poorest Residents Won't Benefit From Obamacare

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Virginia Young, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News, reports: "Cathy Hattey, 59, a former factory worker from Warsaw, Mo., isn’t pinning her hopes for affordable health insurance on the online marketplace that opens Oct. 1. Though the insurance exchange is supposed to bring down costs for people without job-sponsored coverage, it won’t help Hattey and an estimated 226,525 other uninsured Missourians. They make too little to qualify for government subsidies. Yes, too little" (Young, 8/27). Read the story

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