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Iconic potter, designer, author and personality Jonathan Adler shares his unique perspective on creativity. Showcasing the inspiration Jonathan finds in the most unlikely people and places, Inspiration Point will add style, craft and joy to your life.
Serving Innovation gives a fresh look into the stories and passions that motivate some of the most innovative tastemakers in America.
A documentary directed by Alex Winter exploring the Napster downloading revolution; the kids who created it, the bands and businesses that were affected and its impact on the world at large.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
SHOTLIST:AP Television - AP Clients OnlyWashington, DC - 24 September 20131. SOUNDBITE: (English) Ricardo Alonso-Zaldiva, AP Health Care Reporter"You can apply online. You can apply through a call center. You can apply by mail. And you can apply through a counselor or helper. So there are basically four main ways for people to apply."AP Television - AP Clients Only2. Graphic listing the ways one can applyAP Television - AP Clients OnlyWashington, DC - 24 September 20133. SOUNDBITE: (English) Ricardo Alonso-Zaldiva, AP Health Care Reporter"What the government wants you to do is to apply online. You go to healthcare.gov, you go to "Apply for Benefits," and you'll be routed to the marketplace in your state. And then you sort of take it from there. "4. Various shots of the "healthcare.gov" website5. SOUNDBITE: (English) Ricardo Alonso-Zaldiva, AP Health Care Reporter"It's a process that is somewhat involved, you have to set up an account, establish your identity, and the identity of people in your household, establish that you're a legal resident of the United States. Then you have to submit your financial information to find out if you're eligible for any of these tax credits, and then finally, once you're done with that, you go into this part of the process that involves picking a plan. So, it kinda seems like a cross between doing your taxes and making a complicated purchase - the kind of purchase that you have to research a little bit so that you don't get stuck with a lemon."6. Close shot of fingers typing on keyboard7. Various shots of "healthcare.gov" website8. SOUNDBITE: (English) Ricardo Alonso-Zaldiva, AP Health Care Reporter"For this first open enrollment season, you have really until March 31st to sign up if you want to avoid penalties. If you sign up by March 31, you'll avoid the tax penalty. But you won't be able to get your coverage on January 1st, unless you sign up by December 15th."9. Close shot of typing10. Close shots of "healthcare.gov" websiteSTORYLINE:Getting covered through President Barack Obama's health care law might feel like a combination of doing your taxes and making a big purchase that requires research.You'll need accurate income information for your household, plus some understanding of how health insurance works, so you can get the financial assistance you qualify for and pick a health plan that's right for your needs.The process involves federal agencies verifying your identity, citizenship and income, and you have to sign that you are providing truthful information, subject to perjury laws.After state health insurance markets open Oct. 1, consumers can apply online, via a call center, in person or by mail. Trained helpers are supposed to be available, but there may not be enough of them.AP health care reporter Ricardo Alonso-Zaldiva says the government prefers Americans to apply online.He explains that to do that, consumers need to go to healthcare.gov and click on "Get Insurance."The site has links to every state market. You'll set up an account and password and establish the identity of everyone in your household.You'll need birth dates and Social Security numbers for yourself and other family members listed on your federal tax return.You'll also be asked if you're a citizen. Legal immigrants will need their immigration documents.Next, you'll be asked about income. You may need your most recent tax return, pay stubs and details on other kinds of income, such as alimony, pensions and rents.You'll also be asked about access to health insurance through your job. You may be required to take that insurance if available.Once you've established your identity and documented your financial information, you're ready to start shopping for insurance.You'll have up to four levels of coverage to consider: bronze, silver, gold and platinum. Plans at every "metal level" cover the same benefits and have a cap of $6,350 a year in out-of-pocket expenses for an individual, $12,700 for families.Bronze plans generally have the lowest premiums, but cover only 60 percent of medical costs on average. Platinum plans have the highest premiums, but cover 90 percent of costs. The open enrollment for the health care plans go from October 1 through March 31, 2014 to avoid tax penalties.However, if you want your coverage to kick in on January 1st, you must sign up by Dec. 15 of this year.