Kaiser Health News: Geography Is Destiny When It Comes To Enrolling In Health Insurance Exchanges
Kaiser Health News staff writer Jenny Gold, working in collaboration with NPR, reports: "Alexandra Dixon threads her way among the people waiting to see a doctor at the Community Clinic, Inc. in Silver Spring, Maryland. She introduces herself with a bright smile and an outstretched hand: 'I'm one of the new health care navigators. Have you heard of the Affordable Care Act?' While some folks mumble, 'um, no I don't think so,' Dixon is nonetheless booked up with appointments. She's one of 350 people in Maryland who have been hired and certified to help consumers enroll in the new health insurance options that are offered as part of the health law" (Gold, 10/13). Read the story.
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