Nonprofits and other organizations nationwide have been recruited by the federal government to sign up navigators to help the 30 million uninsured people gain coverage under PPACA.
By Carla K. Johnson|September 09, 2013 at 07:39 AM
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CHICAGO (AP) — With the program known as “Obamacare” only weeks away from its key launch date, hectic preparations are in motion in communities across the country to deal with one of its major practical challenges: hiring and training a small army of instant experts who can explain the intricacies of health insurance to people who’ve never had it.
More than 100 nonprofits and related organizations, which specialize in everything from running soup kitchens to organizing farm workers, have been recruited by the federal government to sign up “navigators” to help the 30 million uninsured people who can now gain coverage.
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