Domingo Carino's #GetCovered Story

January 30, 2015 6:47 PM

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Domingo Carino arrived in the U.S. from the Philippines in 1998. Domingo recently developed a health condition that he desperately needed medication for but couldn’t afford without health insurance. He applied for Medicaid but after waiting two months, he was denied coverage. Discouraged, Domingo wondered if there was anything or anyone who could help him.

Finally, his brother, who also happened to be looking for health insurance for his family, encouraged Domingo to come with him to Asian Human Services Family Health Center in Chicago, Illinois. Working with an in-person assister, Domingo found out that he qualified for a special enrollment period si...

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