The Seattle Times


Monday, March 24, 2014

Millions on the sidelines for big Obamacare push

Michael and Diedre Gibbons on their porch in Aloha, Ore. Diedre holds a pacemaker that's implanted in her chest to help with congenital heart failure. The Gibbons have been unable to get health insurance under the healthcare overhaul, because their income is so low they can't afford to buy coverage on the Cover Oregon exchange, yet they don't qualify for Medicaid.