The Department of Health and Human Services reportedly asked professional sports leagues to help them promote the law’s benefits. The leagues reach a wide audience, especially the young and healthy crowd the administration is trying to court so premiums on the exchange do not soar from an influx of older, sicker patients.
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Monday the NFL has been “very actively and enthusiastically engaged” in the discussions, according to The Hill.
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The government’s revamped website, healthcare.gov, features sleeker graphics than its prior iteration and features a “Start Now” button that guides users through the law’s benefits. There is a Spanish-language version of the site, at www.cuidadodesalud.gov, and the government’s call center will accommodate 150 languages through interpretation services, HHS said.
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