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Mind the Information Gap: Health Insurance Changes in the Offing

Mind the Information Gap: Health Insurance Changes in the Offing

Image via Wikipedia For the first time, the government will require that every citizen purchase health insurance or obtain it from another source, such as an employer. Recognizing that lower income families won’t be able to afford policies on their own, subsidies will be available starting in 2014 to people with annual incomes between 133 […]

Mind the Information Gap: Few Chicagoans Understanding Health Care Reform

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Mind the Information Gap: Few Chicagoans Understanding Health Care Reform

Several weeks ago, Derek Malone sat outside Cook County’s Fantus Clinicin the brilliant fall sunshine, looking  tired and discouraged. His stomach hurt and he felt dizzy.  It’d been weeks since the 55-year-old had taken medications for his high blood pressure and intestinal ailments – prescriptions he says he can’t afford. “Ten dollars for a co-pay, […]

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