This weekend marks 100 days until people can begin signing up for new health insurance coverage under the federal health care law. It also marks another milestone: the launch of an enormous public relations effort to find people eligible for new coverage and urge them to sign up when the time comes.
But like everything else about the health law, even this seemingly innocuous effort has been touched by controversy.
Where will you go when it's time to buy health insurance.
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Who are you going to call for help when it comes to figuring out your health insurance?
Next year, when insurance marketplaces open under the federal health law and many job-based and individual plans have to meet new standards for coverage and costs, chances are that lots of people are going to need a hand navigating the system.
Depending on where they live, some will probably have an easier time of it than others.
Screencap of Colorado Health Insurance Exchange website
Multiple deadlines are looming for Colorado and other states as the Affordable Care Act is fully implemented. Although it was signed into law more than three years ago, many of the healthcare law’s provisions are just beginning to take effect.