I have an acquaintance(unemployed-can't even afford a computer!) who lives with his partner and their todler. He is currently unemployed on the lowest bracket of workman's compensation(due to expire in Jan.). She works a "part-time" min-wage job. There is no way they can currently afford the new plan even at the lowest level of coverage-or even pay the "penalty"! I told him I would try to find out some info to see what the options are for someone in this exact situations. What I have read in the papers on this deals with more "normal" issues and does not cover complexities. I have found very little info on it so I thought someone on here might know of a "link" or website which deals(clearly) with "unusual" circumstances. Can anyone help with any information? This is not intended to be a political issue(this is now law-so let's not go there please!) Thanks.