Maria Blanca (2nd R) speaks with Andres F. as she along with others in line register to meet with Sunshine Life and Health Advisors that are selling insurance under the Affordable Care Act at a store setup in the Mall of Americas on March 31, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Today is the last day for the first yearly sign-up period and Sunshine Life and Health saw a wait of four hours or more for people to see a health insurance advisor.
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Would-be insurance subscribers are wrestling with complicated, high-stakes decisions as the clock ticks down.
The Affordable Care Act is a hit — according to the Congressional Budget Office. But there are holes in the data.
With Medicaid expansion, patients may finally get the care they need. But many have complex health problems after years of limited care.
If the Affordable Care Act has provided greater access to insurance and health care providers, why is Newark’s largest health center worried its doors might be closing?
Patients with expensive, chronic conditions are already seeing painfully familiar challenges with the insurance marketplace.
The ACA bars undocumented immigrants from the new marketplace, creating complications for Latino families with mixed status.
A backlog in Medicaid applications has plagued county welfare divisions all year.