Colorado Public Radio
Confused About Obamacare? Ask Away ...
On October 1st, Americans can finally start shopping for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. There will be new opportunities for people who don't have or can't get insurance now, but also the new requirement that almost all Americans will have to have coverage, and skimpy plans are no longer allowed.
Colorado has set up a website that's supposed to answer everyone's questions about how the law affects them, and to help them shop for coverage.
The law is big and complicated, and applies to different people in different ways.
We realize many people might be confused by the changes to health care. As we inch closer to October 1st, we'll try and find answers to your most pressing questions about Obamacare. We also want to know how you expect your life or business in Colorado to be affected by changes to the health care system.
Inform our coverage by answering a few questions below. We'll read every response and we might contact you to learn more.
Colorado veterans: Have you experienced long VA wait times?
Did you grow up in poverty?
Share your experience with elder abuse or financial exploitation