The Maine Legislature established a high-risk pool for insuring patients with expensive medical conditions, partly funded with a surcharge on all policyholders in the state. J. Stephen Conn/Flickr hide caption

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Secret To Maine's Touted High-Risk Pool? Enough Money

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Tapping into millennials' compassion and activism might be the best way to motivate them to buy health coverage, says Aditi Juneja, a New York University law student. Ashley Pridmore/Courtesy of Youth Radio hide caption

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There are many reasons someone could end up having a lapse in health insurance. They might need to move closer to a caregiver or treatment center, for example, and consequently have to quit their job — and lose their insurance. Portra Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Two-year-old Ryan Lennon Fines was born with a condition called esophageal atresia that requires expensive medical treatment. His family worries the new GOP health bill would make it harder for Ryan to get insurance in the future because of his pre-existing medical condition. Bram Sable-Smith/KBIA/Side Effects Public Media hide caption

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GOP Health Bill Leaves Many 'Pre-Existing Condition' Protections Up To States

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Carl Goulden, of Littlestown Pa., developed hepatitis B 10 years ago. Soon his health insurance premiums soared beyond a price he and his wife could afford. Elana Gordon/WHYY hide caption

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U.S. Health Care Wrestles With The 'Pre-Existing Condition'

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Senate Republicans will move "right after the first of the year" on a resolution to replace the Affordable Care Act, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters Monday. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Obamacare's Demise Could Be Quicker Than Republicans Intend

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Mitt Romney speaks during the presidential debate Wednesday in Denver. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Romney Health Care Debate Claim Gets Corrected By His Own Staff

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Mitt Romney's Shifting Stance On Health Care

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