Providers see boost in patients thanks to ACA

WELL OFF: Nurse practitioner Cathleen Jaderquist-Bassett, left, with patient Lorraine Robitaille at WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Care in Foster. Bassett said the Affordable Care Act is bringing in more insured patients. / PBN PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO
WELL OFF: Nurse practitioner Cathleen Jaderquist-Bassett, left, with patient Lorraine Robitaille at WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Care in Foster. Bassett said the Affordable Care Act is bringing in more insured patients. / PBN PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO
One man who is in his 30s came into the Foster office of WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Center when he finally got health insurance as a result of the Affordable Care Act. “I sent him to the hospital. He has leukemia. He was working and didn’t treat it,” said nurse practitioner Cathleen Jaderquist-Bassett. “They…

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