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New York Lets Pregnant Women Sign Up for Obamacare Coverage

When people buy insurance policies through an Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchange, they have to do it during a set enrollment period unless they’ve just gotten out of prison, gotten married, lost previous coverage, had a baby or experienced some other ‘qualifying event.’ Being pregnant, however, isn’t one of those events. ‘A lot of people have assumed that meant ‘if I’m pregnant, I’m having a baby and I can sign up,’ so we’ve had to do some consumer education to clarify that,’ said Christina Postolowski of the group Young Invincibles, which advocates for millennials.’ Read more at Governing Magazine by clicking here.