health care http://hppr.org en Obamacare could be a tough sell in rural America http://hppr.org/post/obamacare-could-be-tough-sell-rural-america <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">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.</span></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> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 21:19:36 +0000 Grant Gerlock 21872 at http://hppr.org Obamacare could be a tough sell in rural America