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Now I Have Insurance. But I Can’t Use It. What Am I Supposed to Do?
The Health Care Blog

“I am a self employed psychotherapist in New York City. I had health insurance through December 31st when my policy was canceled. I bought an ACA policy in mid-November and had to fight to obtain my insurance identification number the entire first week of January. I did not receive my id number until January 9th. Now, I still can’t use the insurance — even though I have an id number — because none of the doctors that I know who are actually taking the insurance have been placed on Blue Cross’s website as being in the ACA plan network.