Erick Benoit nodded patiently as the strangers at his doorstep tried to explain why they were paying a call. They mentioned the Affordable Care Act. His face brightened with recognition at an informal reference to Obamacare.
Offhand, he said, he did not know Oct. 1 was the start of a sign-up period for a new marketplace of health insurance options to take effect in 2014, but there were people in the household who might want to learn more. He took a brochure that gave websites and more information.
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