Bob Bernt http://wuis.org en Obamacare Could Be Tough Sell In Rural Areas http://wuis.org/post/obamacare-could-be-tough-sell-rural-areas <p>The Affordable Care Act, often called “Obamacare,” takes a big step forward Oct. 1 when new health insurance marketplaces open for enrollment. Rural families are more likely to qualify for subsidized coverage, but reaching them to sign up will be part of the challenge.</p><p>So, will farm country take advantage of new health insurance subsidies? That’s the question in Nebraska.</p><p>Almost 200,000 Nebraskans don’t have health insurance. Nearly half of them are spread across the state’s rural areas.</p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:21:22 +0000 Grant Gerlock 9538 at http://wuis.org Obamacare Could Be Tough Sell In Rural Areas