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Fewer Getting Health Insurance Through Jobs

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Fewer Getting Health Insurance Through Jobs

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Fewer Getting Health Insurance Through Jobs

Fewer Getting Health Insurance Through Jobs

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A new study finds nearly 9 million Americans lost employer-provided health insurance between 2001 and 2003. At the same time, several million children gained coverage under public programs — growth that is straining state health budgets. NPR's Julie Rovner reports.