Capsules: Study: Low-Income Californians Want Better Information; Navigators Tread Water As Website Problems Continue; A View From The States: Health Care Continues Stumbling Startup

Now on Kaiser Health News’ blog, Ankita Rao reports on the quality of health care information that low-income Californians seek: "For many low-income Californians, enrolling in health insurance is just one hurdle to overcome in getting the care they want. A new report says better communication with doctors and obtaining clearer information is also high on their wish lists" (Rao, 10/23).

Also on Capsules, Jenny Gold writes about how "navigators" are handling health care website problems: "Navigators in states relying on the flawed federal exchange are focusing on bolstering excitement and education about the law as they wait for fixes to the website" (Gold, 10/24).

Also on the blog, an update of how states are dealing with the early troubles of their health exchanges: "States are making some progress getting customers signed up for health insurance. But it isn’t pretty. Here is a roundup of dispatches from KHN’s radio partners at NPR member stations" (10/24). Check out what else is on the blog.

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