MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — A new federal law that will help uninsured Floridians carry out health insurance plans online will go into affect in 50 days.
This week volunteers are working their way across the state to talk about the new law.
Hundreds of volunteers have knocked on doors in South Florida to discuss healthcare just as a politician would in an election campaign and the people are listening.
Leaders with the nonprofit group Enroll America said that they originally thought people wouldn’t want to talk about such a politically charged issue, but they’ve found more people have been hungry to hear about it.
Enroll America is focusing tens of millions of dollars and 3,000 volunteers and Florida, Georgia, Arizona and seven other states with a strong GOP presence that have been resistant to implementing the Affordable Care Act.
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