UPDATE:  Anne takes it back.

Local 6 is investigating how the person in charge of providing information about the Affordable Care Act could make such an error.

You never thought that they would tie it together, but they have.

Anne Packham, one of many people licensed by the state to help people navigate the government’s website, said on Tuesday that the credit check occurs so providers can make an educated decision about who to insure.

“If someone is defaulting on all of their bills they may not want to have them as part of their health plan,” said Packham, the lead Navigator in Florida.

Participants with low credit scores could end up paying higher premiums, according to Packham, who said that ultimately the insurance company makes the call.

via Credit scores impact new Affordable Care Act insurance plans.  h/t Brenda

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