Time to Sign Up!

Posted by on Dec 5, 2018 in Current Events
Doctor checking old man patient arterial blood pressure.

Do you know someone who needs to sign up for federally-provided health care? There are only a few days left to sign up. Credit: Iryna Kurhan/123RF

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web site gives you an update on the signup period for federal health care. Does someone in your family need to take advantage of the Affordable Care Act?

If someone in your family was faced with a sudden medical problem, do you know how you would pay for it? Some people receive health insurance through their jobs. Others, however, rely upon the federal health insurance exchange. You may have heard this referred to as the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare.” Millions of Americans rely on this program. However, the Trump administration has drastically cut back on the amount of money it is willing to spend advertising and promoting the program. Here, Election Central takes a closer look at these cuts, and what it may mean to Americans who depend on the federal health insurance exchange to access reliable health care for themselves and their families.

To learn more about this story, click here to visit the Election Central Web site and read the full posting.

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