12:00am

Mon March 24, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Today on Your Call: What do you need to know about Obamacare?

  

On today’sYour Call, we’ll continue our series on health care. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, five million people have now signed up for insurance through government exchanges. That number could reach six million by the March 31stdeadline. Who has joined the new healthcare plan? What questions do you still have about how you’ll be affected by the Affordable Care Act? And how concerned should we be about rising premiums? Join the conversation on the next Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Laurel Lucia, policy analyst at the UC Berkeley Labor Center, where she has been doing research related to the Affordable Care Act for more than four years. She joins us in studio.

Emily Bazar, senior writer with the Center for Health Reporting and is based in Sacramento 

Web Resources:

KPCC: Ask Emily: Your Obamacare questions answered

Sacramento Bee: Obamacare’s ‘kid glitch’

Washington Post: Seven states that show just how hard it is to measure Obamacare’s success

UC Berkeley: Study finds 125,000 immigrant youth with “Deferred Action” may be eligible for Medi-Cal

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