Texas struggles with citizenship glitches in ACA healthcare marketplace

Health advocates in Texas are helping the state's minority population overcome language barriers, technical issues and low awareness of who is eligible to obtain health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. In addition, they're clearing up discrepancies in citizenship documentation, which has posed a problem for some applicants, now that the enrollment period is closed. This summer, the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services has resolved thousands of these inconsistencies. But last week, 52,700 Texas residents received final notices that they still need to verify their citizenship status--the highest count of final notices for any state except Florida, The Texas Tribune reports. Article