HEALTH CARE: Insurance Marketplace Explained

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As the nation nears the government shutdown deadline another deadline is also arriving - the start of the president's health care law.

The Insurance Marketplace is part of the Affordable Care Act and opens Tuesday.

Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart came to the studio to explain more on the four categories of insurance plans on offer and the costs involved.

There is a tool that can help you understand the new program.

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