Got Coverage? There's Still Time To Get Healthcare Help In Bexar County
Need to start looking for healthcare coverage but don't know where to start? Confused about what's going on with the Affordable Care Act? Get America Covered co-founder Joshua Peck, EnrollSA's Jose Ibarra, and KUT Austin reporter Ashley Lopez join "The Source."
Consumers have until Dec. 15 to sign up, renew or change healthcare coverage plans through the federal website Healthcare.gov.
Prices for monthly premiums are stable or falling across the U.S., which means many people are able to qualify for discounts.
Adding to the confusion, in past years, the enrollment period was longer than six weeks and the policy no longer has the same access to funding to fuel the process.
How can citizens get help navigating the sign-up process? What has changed with the Affordable Care Act? What options are available to Texans, especially in San Antonio?
- Joshua Peck, co-founder of Get America Covered and former chief marketing office for Healthcare.gov
- Jose Ibarra, co-chair of the EnrollSA coalition
- Ashley Lopez, reporter at KUT Austin
For more information about healthcare enrollment in Bexar County, call (210) 977-7997 or click here.
"The Source" is a live call-in program airing Mondays through Thursdays from 12-1 p.m. Leave a message before the program at (210) 615-8982. During the live show, call 210-614-8980, email firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet at @TPRSource.
*This interview aired on Tuesday, December 4, 2018.