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A volunteer counselor with Insure Central Texas explains health insurance options, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in Austin, Texas. Texas hospitals, clinics and charities are gearing up to help uninsured Texans enroll in health care exchanges after Gov. Rick Perry declared the state government would do as little as possible to help implement the Affordable Care Act. (Eric Gay/AP)
A volunteer counselor with Insure Central Texas explains health insurance options, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, in Austin, Texas. Texas hospitals, clinics and charities are gearing up to help uninsured Texans enroll in health care exchanges after Gov. Rick Perry declared the state government would do as little as possible to help implement the Affordable Care Act. (Eric Gay/AP)

Today's New York Times reports that two-thirds of uninsured poor blacks and single mothers and more than half of uninsured low-wage workers will remain without health insurance despite the Affordable Care Act.

That's because they are too poor to qualify for federal subsidies the law provides, and they live in one of the 26 states that decided not to accept the law's expansion of Medicaid, the medical insurance program for the poor.

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This segment aired on October 3, 2013.

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