HHS releases ObamaCare grants to enroll rural patients

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"Through these awards, trusted community providers will help people understand their coverage options, including whether they can get a discount on costs."

The funds came from the health department's Health Resources and Services Administration.

Both supporters and opponents of the healthcare law are gearing up for Oct. 1, when the new insurance exchanges open for enrollment.
 
Polls have shown that few people fully understand the Affordable Care Act, raising pressure on federal health officials to educate the public before the fall.