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Obamacare Odysseys: How Having Insurance Isn’t the Same as Getting Care

Because of the Affordable Care Act, some Houstonians are getting health insurance either for the first time or for the first time in a long time. But that doesn’t mean they’re actually getting timely healthcare. In her series,  “Obamacare Odysseys,” Houston Public Media health and science reporter Carrie Feibel explains why. We talk with […]

Houstonian Paul Hendriks holds up his new health insurance ID card.

Because of the Affordable Care Act, some Houstonians are getting health insurance either for the first time or for the first time in a long time.

But that doesn’t mean they’re actually getting timely healthcare.

In her series,  “Obamacare Odysseys,” Houston Public Media health and science reporter Carrie Feibel explains why. We talk with her and hear excerpts from her reports.

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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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