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Finessing Health Coverage: When To Buy Insurance For A New Baby

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There's confusion about whether drugmakers can provide financial assistance to patients who buy health insurance on the exchanges. Roel Smart/iStockphoto hide caption

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UPS has told workers that it will no longer offer health coverage for spouses who have their own job-based insurance. Above, a UPS driver makes a delivery in North Andover, Mass. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Insurers get paid more for older people under the Affordable Care Act, even if they're healthy. Tony Ding/AP hide caption

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The Healthy, Not The Young, May Determine Health Law's Fate

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Laura Breland gets her teeth cleaned by Denise Lopez-Rodriguez at a community health center in Aurora, Colo., in 2012. Dental coverage is available through the Affordable Care Act. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Dental Coverage Deciphered, And The Latest On Sign-Up Deadlines

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Tammy Boudreaux (right) with her partner, Laura Perez. Boudreaux is weighing the cost and benefits of purchasing health insurance. Courtesy of Tammy Boudreaux hide caption

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A Texas Social Worker Weighs Her Insurance Options

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Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' shadow appeared behind the lectern as she spoke about the implementation of the federal health law in Detroit in November. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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HealthCare.gov Now Allows Window Shopping, And A Do-Over

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Small employers can still enroll in Affordable Care Act coverage through insurers or brokers, but not through the online exchanges. iStockphoto hide caption

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Health Exchanges Brace For A December Deluge

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Low-income adults formerly had few options for free health care. Leah Sessor had her blood pressure taken on April 14, 2012, during a free clinic at a racetrack in Bristol, Tenn. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Medicaid Enrollment Is Brisk Despite HealthCare.gov Troubles

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in March. Pete Marovich/Getty Images hide caption

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Wisconsin Chooses Its Own Path To Overhaul Medicaid

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Insurers Aren't Keen On Obama's Pledge To Extend Coverage

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The Health Care Numbers Are Out, And They're Disappointing

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