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A coalition of mental health advocacy groups is calling on federal regulators, state agencies and employers to conduct random audits of insurers to make sure they are in compliance with the federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008. Roy Scott/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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When young people turn 18, they typically sign their own paperwork before receiving medical care that says they will pay what the insurer doesn't cover. Maskot/Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters of women's health rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., March 23, 2016, as the Court hears oral arguments in seven cases dealing with religious organizations that want to ban contraceptives from their health insurance policies on religious grounds. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, and Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., listen to debate on tax reform on Wednesday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Rosemary Warnock, a registered nurse at Maine Health, exits the Merrill Auditorium voting station in Portland, Maine, early Tuesday. She said she was motivated to vote for Medicaid expansion. Ben McCanna/Press Herald via Getty Images hide caption

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After Maine Voters Approve Medicaid Expansion, Governor Raises Objections

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Minnesota's ACA insurance exchange, MNsure, is spending state money this year to hire health care navigators who reach out to consumers to answer questions and help them find the right health plan. Mark Zdechlik/MPR News hide caption

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Need Help Picking An ACA Health Plan? Some States Are Reaching Out

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Diane Brown, executive director of the Arizona Public Interest Research Group, talks to college students about the benefits of buying health coverage on the exchanges. Will Stone/KJZZ hide caption

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With ACA Plans A Tougher Sell, Insurers Bring On The Puppies

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People hoping to get health insurance coverage in 2018 may need to make sure their 2017 premiums are paid. Busakorn Pongparnit/Getty Images hide caption

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Yudelmy Cataneda (from left), Javier Suarez and Claudia Suarez talk about health insurance with Yosmay Valdivian (right), an insurance agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors, at the Mall of Americas in Miami in 2014. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Christy Torres of Foundations Communities in Austin contacts people who bought insurance on Healthcare.Gov. to tell them it's almost time to renew. Martin Do Nascimento/KUT hide caption

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With Federal Funds Cut, Others Must Lead Health Insurance Sign-Up Efforts

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