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Many working people in Schenectady lack health insurance

Zachary Beglia of Schenectady, at his job at 294 Altamont Avenue in Schenectady Tuesday.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Zachary Beglia of Schenectady, at his job at 294 Altamont Avenue in Schenectady Tuesday.
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Zachary Breglia is worried about his teeth. His wisdom teeth grew in crooked, and all four need to be removed surgically, but he doesn’t have the money to have it done. He’s one of thousands of people in Schenectady who work but don’t have health insurance. New data from the U.S. Census Bureau, called the American Community Survey, indicate the largest number of people in the city who don’t have health insurance are employed. Many ...


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albright1
December 18, 2013
9:58 a.m.

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you idiots.....Obamacare does not cover dental for adults....

editorial
December 18, 2013
3:33 p.m.

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People have the option to purchase adult dental care too -- whether they want to pay for it is another question. --Kathleen Moore

SchenectadyScott
December 18, 2013
5:19 p.m.

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Purchase.....key word...anyone can "purchase" any type of insurance. This is the whole point of this health insurance issue from the president. The option is to purchase it through the Federal Government. Some option.

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