Elva Jaldin, a promotora, talks with Andrea Velandia about health. Soon Jaldin will help women like Velandia sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Jenny Gold hide caption

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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III already promotes Subway sandwiches. Will health insurance be next? Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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In San Jose, Calif., on June 6, President Obama encouraged people to sign up for insurance in the nation's largest health insurance market. Stephen Lam/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama encourages people to sign up for health insurance exchanges in San Jose, Calif., on June 6. Stephen Lam/Getty Images hide caption

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Expensive prescriptions drugs can stretch people's finances, even if they have insurance. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Jonathan Bush, co-founder, athenahealth, at Health Datapalooza IV, where he urged the government to release more data on health care quality and costs. FotoBriceno for Health Data Consortium/Health Data Consortium hide caption

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Evidence is growing that bariatic surgery reduces health risks of obesity. Life in View/Science Source hide caption

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Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, unveiled the plans and prices that will be offered by private insurers at a media briefing in Sacramento on Thursday. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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