In Western N.C., Getting Health Coverage Means Getting Creative

Kaiser Health News staff writer Jenny Gold reports: "In the mountains of Western North Carolina, health insurance navigator Julia Buckner spends hours driving around what she calls 'God's Country' — miles and miles of mountains, rivers and winding roads. Her job - and her passion - is to help the rural residents of some of the poorest counties in North Carolina sign up for coverage through the Affordable Care Act" (Gold, 1/22). Read the story.

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