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  •  And folks can sign up by phone for ACA. (2+ / 0-)
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    The website is just one avenue.  

    Glenn Greenwald promotes far-right fringe extremist group The Oath Keepers - https://twitter.com/ggreenwald/statuses/377787818619064320

    by Jacoby Jonze on Mon Oct 21, 2013 at 05:45:47 PM PDT

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    •  You can make the initial application. But, you (5+ / 0-)

      cannot learn about the actual plans and companies that provide them. Can't learn the benefits available and the exclusions/exceptions that are in every policy.

      Need to see the actual policy to determine which, if any, plan you might want.

      You are told you will receive info my snail mail. They also tell you that they don't know how long that will take to get to you.

      I have close friends who have been trying since 10/1. I've been following their travails closely to keep in touch with the process. BTW, this is the Federal program and not one of the states that is providing their own.

      It’s the Supreme Court, stupid! Followed by: It's always the Supreme Court! Progressives will win only when we convince a majority that they, too, are Progressive.

      by auapplemac on Mon Oct 21, 2013 at 05:50:19 PM PDT

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      •  That has changed. You can find the coverage (1+ / 0-)
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        options on healthcare.gov by company and policy name for any county in any state covered, and call the companies for more even if you cannot register and start an application online. There are 19 plans offered in Indiana, most of them from Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and some from MDwise.

        Ceterem censeo, gerrymandra delenda est

        by Mokurai on Tue Oct 22, 2013 at 12:05:59 AM PDT

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        •  In TX you can also see the plans and premium and (0+ / 0-)

          if you're knowedgeable enough you then go to the website of the Insurance Co to find the details of each policy - what's covered, how much and what is not covered.

          Maybe that's how the Federal site should have been designed from the start.

          It’s the Supreme Court, stupid! Followed by: It's always the Supreme Court! Progressives will win only when we convince a majority that they, too, are Progressive.

          by auapplemac on Tue Oct 22, 2013 at 01:08:52 AM PDT

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      •  Nope that changed this weekend (0+ / 0-)

        Check it out.  Very cool.  I previewed my state's plans in about 5 minutes by answering a few simple prompts.  There are more prompts if you think you qualify for subsidies.

        "The real wealth of a nation consists of the contributions of its people and nature." -- Riane Eisler

        by noofsh on Tue Oct 22, 2013 at 03:57:11 AM PDT

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