Questions and Answers About the Health Insurance Marketplace on Nine PBS

Health Insurance Marketplace: A Community Conversation Is an Hour-Long, Live Conversation About How to Benefit From the New Health Care Law


St. Louis, MO—November 5, 2013—In its continuing coverage of the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Marketplace, the Nine Network of Public Media brings together consumers and experts for Health Insurance Marketplace: A Community Conversation, an hour-long, live special airing on Nine PBS Monday, November 11 at 7:00 p.m. The program will be rebroadcast November 16 at 3:00 p.m. and November 18 at 3:00 a.m.


Health Insurance Marketplace: A Community Conversation, moderated by Nine Network’s Jim Kirchherr, will gather consumers, Health Insurance Marketplace “navigators,” academics, service providers and health care experts to discuss issues, challenges and benefits of the Affordable Care Act and address questions surrounding the Health Insurance Marketplace. The program, taking place in front of a live audience in the Nine Network’s studio, is designed to increase awareness and knowledge of the Health Insurance Marketplace and to connect individuals to resources.


Health Insurance Marketplace: A Community Conversation is the last of three Nine Network productions in November bringing together community members and experts to discuss the Health Insurance Marketplace. All three programs are part of Nine Network’s ongoing Our Region’s Health initiative and are funded in part by the Missouri Foundation for Health.


About the Nine Network of Public Media

The Nine Network of Public Media is a multifaceted public media organization creating a network of individuals and organizations empowered by public media to strengthen civic life. One of the nation’s most watched public television stations, Nine offers the people of the St. Louis region multiple ways to explore the world and become engaged in civic life, including the Nine Center for Public Engagement, nineAcademy, and four distinct broadcast channels (Nine PBS, Nine World, Nine Create and Nine Kids). The Nine Network’s rich legacy of serving the community was launched in 1954 and continues through our mission of bringing St. Louis together as we connect our region to the world and the world to St. Louis.


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