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.
- New York Times: Millions of Poor Are Left Uncovered by Health Law
- Stansel Harvey, CEO of the Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville, Miss.
This segment aired on October 3, 2013.