In one of Access Health CT's new video commercials, a barber explains to his clients why getting health insurance should be a priority. Access Health CT hide caption

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Doctors say they need to accept patients with a variety of types of insurance in order for them to stay in businesses. iStockphoto hide caption

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DeLisa Tolson signed up for health insurance at a retail store set up by Connecticut's exchange. She says she was so happy with the experience, she told all her friends. Jeff Cohen/NPR hide caption

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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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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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Homer Bell's family: sister Laura Bell (from left), sister Regina Bell, mother Rosalind Scott and stepfather Jack Wilcox. Jeff Cohen/WNPR hide caption

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Connecticut Huskies forward Breanna Stewart takes a shot during first-half action in the women's Division I NCAA championship game Tuesday night in New Orleans. She was the tournament's most outstanding player. Cloe Poisson/Hartford Courant /MCT /Landov hide caption

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A Bushmaster rifle, similar to the type used by Adam Lanza during the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and some ammunition magazines. The sale and possession of this type of weapon, and high-capacity magazines, will be severely restricted in Connecticut under new legislation. Michelle McLoughlin /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Connecticut GOP Senate candidates Rep. Christopher Shays and Linda McMahon shake hands at a June 14 debate in Storrs. State Republicans vote Tuesday on which candidate will move on to the general election. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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