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ACA resources nurses need to help patients make the right choices

As open enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act rolls out, the country’s top nurse administrator is calling on nurses to help their uninsured patients get coverage. “Nurses are in a natural role to do this,” said Marilyn Tavenner, RN, BSN, MHA, administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. “They are seen as trusted individuals.