MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- Community organizers are preparing to assist over 90,000 low-income Wisconsin residents who could lose Medicaid coverage after December 31.
The new federal health care overhauled will require these residents to seek health insurance through an online exchange. Later this month, the state will send out letters explaining the new process to those expecting to lose Medicaid coverage.
But, on September 14, many advocates expressed concerns over the letters. They said people might become even more confused about the process, especially because many could have literacy or language barrier issues.
Advocacy groups, such as Covering Kids and Families, will be holding training sessions at job centers, schools and libraries across the state to assist residents with these problems. Visit Covering Kids and Families' website for more information on the exchange process and a schedule of training sessions.
Additionally, the Milwaukee Health Care Partnership is asking church groups to help spread the word about the training sessions.
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