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Help Available For Healthcare Signup

The Rural Office of Community Services based in Lake Andes is one of the agencies that got federal funding to help people get signed up for insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Community Services Director Darci Bultje says they are making progress…

The sign up began on October first. South Dakota decided not to run its own marketplace, so those signing up work through the website: healthcare.gov. Butlje says they continue to get questions about the health insurance options available through the marketplace…

Bultje says they have not gotten any information yet about the number of people that have been signed up through the website. She says they are using resources to answer questions…

She says while they have hired a full time navigator, they have three other staffers in their agency trained and certified to help people through the system.

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