9/29/2013 1:24 AM
by Rebecca Turco
MORGANTOWN - The mountain state is
ready to launch a health insurance market under the federal Affordable Care Act,
but an official overseeing it said enrolling people will be challenging.
Jeremiah Samples of
Department of Health and Human Resources believes the federal government has failed
to adequately explain what is happening with the health care overhaul. Samples
said private and nonprofit organizations might increase awareness through their
West Virginians who do not have health insurance can sign up
for coverage under a state and federal partnership called a health care
exchange. Open enrollment starts Tuesday.