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Health agents offer answers to confusion, misinformation about Affordable Care Act

Posted: Thursday, November 14, 2013 10:22 am

One month into the rollout of the Affordable Care Act’s Health Information Exchanges, consumer confusion and frustration do not appear to be subsiding. Compounding the turmoil is a growing amount of misinformation that has many consumers more uncertain than ever about the choices they are confronted with in purchasing health insurance coverage for themselves and their families.

Mark Bellman, president of the Texas Association of Health Underwriters, confirmed the growing confusion: “Polls continue to reflect a broad lack of understanding about the new law, confusion about the process and choices for enrollment, and an increased frustration with the glitches that have plagued the rollout of the Health Exchanges.”

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