AirTalk for October 14, 2013

AirTalk listeners: are you paying more or less for health insurance under Obamacare?

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A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov insurance exchange internet site October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. Have you shopped around through Covered California?

It’s been two weeks since the new healthcare insurance exchanges under Obamacare came online. California said about 29,000 people signed up in the first week. According to Covered California, the state’s online health insurance marketplace, the site had over 980,000 unique visitors. Some 59,000 people called the agency’s call centers.

RELATED: Obamacare: Everything you need to know about enrolling in California

We’d like to hear from listeners who have comparison-shopped for a plan through Covered California. What was your experience like? Would you be paying less for healthcare under Obamacare? Or more?

Guests:
Gerald Kominski, Director of UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and a Professor of Health Policy and Management at UCLA

Paul Howard, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and director of the their Center for Medical Progress


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