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Gaps in the Affordable Care Act leave many in limbo




A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov insurance exchange site on Oct. 1 in Washington, D.C. The GOP stirred up outrage among Democrats by creating a fake website for the Affordable Care Act in California.
A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov insurance exchange site on Oct. 1 in Washington, D.C. The GOP stirred up outrage among Democrats by creating a fake website for the Affordable Care Act in California.
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The Affordable Care Act was designed to give more people access to health insurance. 

And it could solve a number of problems for low income people by giving them better access to care, better health outcomes and less medical debt. 

But there are huge gaps in the plan. 

In the first of a two part series from the Fronteras Desk, Tristan Ahtone reports on some people who will continue to fall through the cracks.