By Sherri Ellington
As the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, went into effect Jan. 1, the effects in Lamar County have ranged from the good, the bad to the ugly.
One self-employed resident, through sheer perseverance – and the loss of no less than seven of his applications by healthcare. gov staff members – finally got through the marketplace maze and got affordable coverage that increased his benefits while decreasing his premiums. It kicked in right on time.