Much has been said about the launch of the Affordable Care website and the ability of people to get signed up for a healthcare plan online. Whether you agree with the politics behind the plan, the fact is that all Americans are required to secure health insurance or face a penalty. The Madison County Health Department is one place you can go locally to find your way through the maze of plans, and possibly avoid the headaches involved with trying to get on the federal website.
Kara Hughes says keeping up with the changes keeps her on her toes.
She says they aren't the only agency that is enrolling people, so if you are approached by someone claiming to be able to help, make sure you ask for identification. Hughes says there are already some scammers using Obamacare as the basis for their schemes.