Affordable Care Act changeover strands ‘health care orphans’
Numbers & Links
Health Insurance 'Orphans'
"Navigators" who can help expedite coverage:
Nassau / Suffolk Hospital Council
Health & Welfare Council of Long Island:
516-483-1110 or 516-505-4429
Public Health Solutions
Retail Action Project
Make The Road
LaGuardia Business Services at LaGuardia Community College
South Asian Council for Social Services 718-321-7929
Thousands of Americans known as health insurance "orphans" have signed up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act but may not be able to use it. The government has a record that the so-called orphans enrolled, but insurers do not. Those thousands include Beverly Maturro, of Massapequa. Maturro was diagnosed with cancer in September and upgraded to a higher tier insurance plan with...