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Refugees, Too, Must Navigate Health Care Law

Under the Affordable Care Act, most Texans must have health insurance by March 31. That includes refugees, who often lack the English skills needed to understand the complexities of the American health care system.

Eddie Almodovar, far right, a volunteer, helped refugee Aruna Rai, seated, sign up for a health insurance plan at an Austin …

Under the Affordable Care Act, most Texans must have health insurance by March 31. That includes refugees, who often lack the English skills needed to understand the complexities of the American health care system. KUT News produced this story in partnership with the Austin American-Statesman.

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