These are just some of the millions of Americans across the country who, faced with a Dec. 15 deadline for enrollment, are confronting the imperfect realities of the Affordable Care Act and the efforts to dismantle it.
The demand nationwide appears high. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which administers the federal program, announced that 601,000 signed up on healthcare.gov during the first four days of open enrollment that began Nov. 1.
More Americans are dissatisfied with Congress after a summer of political haggling led by Senate and House Republicans failed to produce enough votes to dismantle Obamacare, according to a new poll from PBS NewsHour and Marist.
With four days left in the government’s fiscal year, Congress has not voted on reauthorizing billions of dollars now going to community health centers and other health programs for the 2018 budget year that starts Sunday.