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Ahead Of Open Enrollment, Massachusetts Health Connector Looks To Contact The Uninsured

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      At 97 percent, Massachusetts has the highest health insurance coverage rate in the nation.

       Officials at the Massachusetts Health Connector – the state’s online health insurance marketplace – hope to improve on that.

     Open enrollment for next year begins this Friday, November 1st.

      WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Jason Lefferts, director of communications with the Massachusetts Health Connector.

Paul Tuthill is WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief. He’s been covering news, everything from politics and government corruption to natural disasters and the arts, in western Massachusetts since 2007. Before joining WAMC, Paul was a reporter and anchor at WRKO in Boston. He was news director for more than a decade at WTAG in Worcester. Paul has won more than two dozen Associated Press Broadcast Awards. He won an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting on veterans’ healthcare for WAMC in 2011. Born and raised in western New York, Paul did his first radio reporting while he was a student at the University of Rochester.
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