|Quiet start in Fla. for new health reform|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
MIAMI — It has only been a few days since Irene Jacusis’ new health insurance under the Affordable Care Act took effect, but the secretary has already scheduled a surgery for Monday.
Jacusis, 50, is having a benign tumor removed from her uterus. She couldn’t afford to meet the $5,000 deductible under her old insurance plan so she didn’t have the surgery. Under her new silver plan, she has a $1,600 deductible and pays a monthly $150 premium. The government also kicks in $226 each month.
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