The CT Mirror: Obamacare Problem: Convincing The Uninsured Insurance Is Worth The Price At Access Wellness CT, the state's medical health insurance exchange, the most typical feedback in the early times of enrollment was, It's too expensive. I can't afford it, chief operating officer Peter Van Loon said. Price may be the big one, and folks don't just like the price, which is sort of what we expected, Van Loon told a committee of the exchange's board earlier this month. Will those unhappy about the costs decide to seek exemptions or pay the penalty? Or will they ultimately decide having insurance will probably be worth it and buy into the system? .Meet up with the regional organizers here: Adhere to CoFed on Twitter: @TheCoFed On Facebook: Blog: Donate to CoFed: A media spotlight is on CoFed! Listen to KFPA-Berkeley Pacifica radio’s recent insightful story on CoFeda’s nationwide retreat and start, offering interviews with CoFed regional organizers and student activists:.. CQ’s Carey discusses Democratic, GOP Medicare proposals, VA mental health bill, healthcare IT measure Mary Agnes Carey, associate editor of CQ HealthBeat, discusses Senate Democratic and Republican measures to prevent a 10.6 percent reduction to Medicare doctor fees; Senate legislation concerning veterans’ mental health; and a House bill that encourages higher adoption of electronic wellness information in this week’s Health on the Hill from kaisernetwork.org and CQ.