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Why — Or Why Not — Are Houstonians Signing Up for Healthcare Before the March 31 Deadline?

We check in with Houston Public Media health and science reporter Carrie Feibel to discuss the impending March 31 deadline for uninsured Houstonians to sign up for health insurance. We discuss why some haven’t signed up, and whether they’re merely procrastinating, overwhelmed or confused by the process, or are intentionally choosing not to get insurance, […]

We check in with Houston Public Media health and science reporter Carrie Feibel to discuss the impending March 31 deadline for uninsured Houstonians to sign up for health insurance.

We discuss why some haven’t signed up, and whether they’re merely procrastinating, overwhelmed or confused by the process, or are intentionally choosing not to get insurance, accepting the tax penalty, and taking their chances.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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