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Insurance Exchanges On the Way

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Insurance Exchanges On the Way

Sign up for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act begins in less than a month, on October first. Many people who do not have insurance will be able to find subsidized coverage in the insurance exchanges being set up in each state. Health care providers are also adjusting to the coming changes. Dave Hewitt is President of the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations…

Hewitt says another big factor in coverage is expansion of Medicaid, which is still under discussion in the state. He says that will be critical in extending coverage to thousands of people…

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