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  •  I have SO many friends... (13+ / 0-)

    ... who make a living as performers, and most of them dread ever getting sick or hurt.  When you're an actor or a musician, your body is your livelihood, and almost all performance work is contracted, so it's buy your own or have nothing.  Most opt for the latter, in order to be able to keep eating.  I really, really hope that the exchanges will help many of them to get some affordable coverage... its hard enough being an unemployed actress as it is!  ;-)

    •  If people's income is less than $15,800 a year, (0+ / 0-)

      they can't get insurance from the exchanges and have to enroll in MediCal.  A big change is that as of Jan 1, single adults will be able to enroll in MediCal.

      The spirit of liberty is the spirit which is not too sure that it is right. -- Judge Learned Hand, May 21, 1944

      by ybruti on Wed Oct 02, 2013 at 02:14:22 PM PDT

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