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Obamacare Could Be Tough Sell in Rural America

gg 091813_ruralobamacare_berntradishThe Bernts have a 20-acre vegetable field, but their main products are butter, cheese, and ice cream from their grass fed dairy. (Grant Gerlock/Harvest Public Media)The Affordable Care Act takes a big step forward next week when the new health care marketplaces open for business. The percentage of people who are uninsured tends to be higher in rural areas than in cities, but across the rural Midwest, some residents are unconvinced signing up for Obamacare is a step they want to take. From Harvest Public Media, Grant Gerlock reports.

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