Kevin Counihan, CEO of Connecticut's health insurance exchange, hopes to be able to market their expertise. Jeff Cohen/NPR hide caption

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Governor Deval Patrick of Massachusetts signed the law enacting the state's latest phase of health care on August 6, 2012. Eric Haynes/Governor Deval Patrick's Office hide caption

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Filling out the forms is part of the ritual of going to the doctor. But with the Affordable Care Act, it's more complicated. iStockphoto hide caption

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Oregon's road to health coverage continues to be bumpy; the website for the state's health insurance marketplace still isn't fully open to consumers. ilbusca/iStockphoto hide caption

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For someone with a serious injury, it's not just a matter of getting in the door at the closest hospital, but getting in the door at the right hospital, says Dr. Arthur Kellermann, an emergency medicine specialist. micheal kennedy/iStockphoto hide caption

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Some states are trying to make health care prices available to the public by collecting receipts from those who pay the bills: Medicare, Medicaid and private insurers. Some states' efforts to make these prices available are in jeopardy. iStockphoto hide caption

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