Last week, we featured One Pittsburgh activist Rosalie Han, who decided to start the process of getting enrolled in healthcare.
At a recent SEIU event aiming to get people covered under a new law, Rosalie was able to meet a Navigator -trained people funded by federal grants to direct consumers through the new healthcare exchange- and find out how to get insurance. She was pleasantly surprised to find that it was much simpler than she had imagined.
This week President Obama gave a speech in the Rose Garden to defend the Affordable Care Act, saying that it works as intended despite the initial glitches in the website.
Having used the exchange through a Navigator, that message resonated with Rosalie, who jumped at the opportunity to travel to the White House to support the healthcare reform law.
A twentysomething says it’s easy – and important – to sign up
Rosalie Hannah, a One Pittsburgh activist who signed up for coverage with a personal navigator last week, said, “It was so easy. I thought they were going to need all kinds of paperwork but it was only a page and a half of basic questions.”
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