Starting January 1, the individual mandate takes effect, requiring all Americans to have health insurance. Open enrollment for those plans begins in just three weeks, and many here in Texas still don’t know what’s required of them or how to go about getting covered.

In Tuesday’s Capital Tonight, we looked at how groups are working to get people informed, and we spoke to Mimi Garcia, the state coordinator for Enroll America, about what the insurance marketplace will look like.


Meanwhile, the debate in Washington continues over whether the law known as Obamacare should be funded at all. Our Capital Commentators joined us to talk about the ongoing political debate surrounding health care reform.