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Uninsured Pennsylvanians Feeling Impact Of Health Care Deadline

Tuesday is the deadline for consumers to choose a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act in order to receive coverage by January 1, 2016.

While the Pennsylvania Insurance Department ramps up efforts to make sure resources are available and accessible to families and individuals, Gov. Tom Wolf has commended the coverage expansion, which he says has dropped from 14 percent uninsured to 8 percent uninsured in two years. 

But what’s going to happen to that 8 percent?

Antoinette Kraus, the state director for the Pennsylvania Health Access Network, explains the situation in the commonwealth and what to expect going forward.

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