Tuesday is the big day — the day when people can start signing up to get insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act. We know there are a lot of questions about the marketplace, how it works and who should look at it. Below are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.
What is the marketplace?
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Sources: healthcare.gov; U.S. Department of Health & Human Services; Kaiser Family Foundation; Dr. James Rohack, director of health care policy at Scott & White; Jesús Garza, president and CEO of Seton Healthcare Family; Kim McPherson, program officer for Healthy Minds of St. David’s Foundation; Dr. Ari Brown of 411 Pediatrics; Nora Cadena, media and marketing coordinator for Insure Central Texas of Foundation Communities; and Anne Dunkelberg, associate director of the Center for Public Policy Priorities.