Update on the Health Care Law
Julie Rovner talked about the scheduled October 1, 2013, launch of online insurance exchanges, also known as "marketplaces", as part of the… read more
Julie Rovner talked about the scheduled October 1, 2013, launch of online insurance exchanges, also known as "marketplaces", as part of the federal health care law, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among the topics she addressed were how to sign up, when coverage begins, the differences between state and federal exchanges, the penalty amount for not having coverage, and subsidies available to help cover the cost of health insurance.
This program was part of a Washington Journal-Kaiser Health News periodic Monday series on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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