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Tax preparer hires the homeless, helps get them signed up for health care

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By Hannah Lawrence

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014
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Tio Sam Taxes hires the homeless to advertise its business, then signs them up for for an upgraded private Medicare Advantage plan, getting about $400 from insurers for every person signed up. About half of the 30 homeless hired so far have been signed up for coverage. Cronkite News reporter Hannah Lawrence has the story.

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