RGV KVEO (NEWSCENTER 23) — Congressman Ruben Hinojosa and other community leaders held a meeting this morning to discuss the impact of the affordable care act in the valley.
Hinojosa was joined by county judge Ramon Garcia and members of the community who shared how the health care reform will benefit Hidalgo county residents.
Hinojosa stresses that the affordable care act will help the estimated 300 thousand people in the valley who do have health insurance.
"you know that i am known for my tenacity and my love for education, and i have to bring health care right at the top and say now it is the law, let's make it happen. Let's make it available to those who qualify."
open enrollment in the health insurance marketplace continues until march 31, 2014.