Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y., says having Medicaid pay for some students' coverage through the school health plan will give those students better options. Alex/Flickr hide caption

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A check of Medicare's new database of payments to physicians confirms that at least $6 million in 2012 went to doctors who had been indicted or otherwise sanctioned. iStockphoto hide caption

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Wave Of Newly Insured Patients Strains Oregon Health Plan

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When Brad Stevens was young, his only "health insurance" was taking tons of vitamins and spending three hours at the gym every day. But after a serious bike accident and an expensive battle with thyroid cancer, the 59-year-old realized nobody's invincible. Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Everybody Has A Price: Why This 'Invincible' Chose Insurance

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Family Planning Squeezed In California By Health Law

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John Martin, 24, was uninsured until a health care navigator told him he could get coverage through his parents' health plan. Jenny Gold hide caption

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In North Carolina, Workarounds Help The Poor Find Health Coverage

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Henry Ford Hospital treats Detroit residents. About 1 in 3 residents of that city is uninsured, and the hospital CEO hopes Medicaid expansion will increase the number of people with health insurance. Eric Whitney hide caption

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In Michigan, Businessmen And Politicians Agree On Medicaid

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Maria Webster joins others protesting Texas Gov. Rick Perry's stance against the Affordable Care Act in early 2013. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Medicaid Expansion Boosted Emergency Room Visits In Oregon

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Iowa Opens The Doors To Medicaid Coverage, On Its Own Terms

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Dr. Tim Ihrig, a palliative care physician, treats Augie Avelleyra, 93, at his home in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Courtesy of Paula Avelleyra hide caption

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Doctor Helps Iowa Couple Face Illness On Their Own Terms

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Despite Big Market In Florida, Obamacare Is A Hard Sell

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