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Elusive Goal: A Transparent Price List For Health Care

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Michael Sawyer, the latest doctor in his family, holds a portrait of his grandfather Dr. Ken Sawyer, while his father Robert, a surgeon, looks on. Barry Gutierrez for NPR hide caption

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A Denver Family Of Doctors Has Seen Medicine Transformed

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Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, unveils a marketing campaign for the exchange in Los Angeles late last year. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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Colorado Takes Health Plans To People Shopping For Groceries

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Early December brought a foot of fresh powder to the resorts of Vail, Colo., but some residents are still steaming. Zach Mahone, Beaver Creek Resort/AP hide caption

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High Insurance Rates Anger Some Ski-Country Coloradans

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This controversial ad riffing off the legendary "got milk?" campaign is one of several marketing health insurance to young people in Colorado. Thanks Obamacare campaign hide caption

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Colorado Ads Use Sex And Alcohol To Sell Health Insurance

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Medicaid Questions Slow Insurance Purchases On Colorado Exchange

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Lela Petersen, owner of the Anything And Everything store in Flagler, Colo., expects the cost of health insurance for her and her husband to drop by my more than half next year. Jeff Brady hide caption

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In Colorado, A Couple Finds Relief In Obamacare

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New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during a press conference in London in September. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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Fed up with what they see as a lack of representation at the California Capitol and overregulation, supervisors in the far Northern California county of Siskiyou, which includes Yreka, have voted in favor of secession. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Colorado's Exchange Opens After Years of Bipartisan Effort

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