Affordable Care Act changeover strands ‘health care orphans’

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

Beverly Maturro, of Massapequa, was among thousands of

Beverly Maturro, of Massapequa, was among thousands of so-called health care orphans. (January 10, 2014 6:41 PM)

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...

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Health Insurance 'Orphans'

"Navigators" who can help expedite coverage:

Nassau / Suffolk Hospital Council
631-656-9783

Health & Welfare Council of Long Island:
516-483-1110 or 516-505-4429

Public Health Solutions
646-619-6400

Retail Action Project
516-294-13338

Make The Road
631-231-2220

LaGuardia Business Services at LaGuardia Community College
718- 482-5493

South Asian Council for Social Services 718-321-7929

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