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'How Much Will Obamacare Cost Me?' Try Our Calculator
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The audience concentrates on a presentation by Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger's office about the federal health care overhaul at the University of Kansas satellite campus in Overland Park, Kan., earlier this month. John Hanna/AP hide caption

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Insurance Exchange 101: Here's What You Need To Know
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Chicago insurance broker Sean Whaley told The Associated Press earlier this month that his self-employed clients were frustrated that didn't have the information to plan ahead for their families' health care costs in 2014. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Enroll America outreach worker Rosy Mota (right) talks about the federal health care law with a CVS customer. Carrie Feibel hide caption

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Houston Gears Up For Obamacare, Despite GOP Opposition
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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz leaves the weekly Senate Republican Policy Committee luncheon Tuesday, shortly before beginning a filibuster against Obamacare. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Would A Federal Shutdown Delay Health Care Exchanges?
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Workers prepare orders to be loaded for shipment at a UPS Healthcare Supply Chain and Distribution Center in Atlanta on March 12. The company recently announced that it would no longer offer coverage for spouses who had their own job-based insurance. Robin Nelson/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Employers Trim Health Costs By Cutting Coverage For Spouses
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott has questioned efforts to use federally funded navigators to help people enroll for insurance through the Affordable Care Act. John Raoux/AP hide caption

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Florida Makes Spreading Word On Health Care Law A Challenge
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After losing a job, figuring out health insurance may be the smartest first step. Franck Camhi/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Workers at the eHealth call center outside Sacramento, Calif., get ready to sell health insurance through the marketplaces created under the federal health care law. Sales start Oct. 1. eHealth Inc. hide caption

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For-Profit Online Insurance Brokers Gear Up To Sell Obamacare
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Calling Obesity A Disease May Make It Easier To Get Help
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The final countdown: It's time to figure out how insurance through the health exchanges will work for you. Katherine Streeter for NPR hide caption

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Getting Personal With Your Health Insurance Exchange Questions
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Outreach worker Emanuela Cebert (right) talks to Papilon Ferreiras about health insurance outside a rap concert. Jeff Cohen/WNPR hide caption

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Connecticut Takes Obamacare To The People
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Health Insurance Ads Range From Weighty To Whimsical
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