Health care regulation an obstacle to some Missouri residents' insurance enrollment

Monday, March 3, 2014 | 7:34 p.m. CST; updated 2:46 p.m. CST, Tuesday, March 4, 2014

COLUMBIA — Roughly 1 percent of Missouri residents have purchased a health insurance plan through the state marketplace. Researchers at George Washington University say the restrictions the state legislature placed on implementation of the Affordable Care Act could be a factor in the low enrollment.