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Falling Into The Gap

Falling Into The Gap

Credit Wilson Sayre / WLRN
Miami Herald
By Wilson Sayre and Daniel Chang

Thousands of South Floridians too poor to afford health insurance on their own end up in what is called the "coverage gap." They earn too little to get help buying health insurance under Obamacare, but they don’t qualify for Medicaid.

WLRN and the Miami Herald look at what life is like in the coverage gap through the experience of Miami resident Cynthia Louis. Reporters explore how being uninsured affects your life, your health, and your wallet.

Need to find low-cost care? The Miami Herald developed a low-cost health care finder. Find help at hrld.us/findcare.