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Iowa Opens The Doors To Medicaid Coverage, On Its Own Terms

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Colorado Takes Health Plans To People Shopping For Groceries

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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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People Buying Health Insurance Get A Bit More Time To Pay

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Early December brought a foot of fresh powder to the resorts of Vail, Colo., but some residents are still steaming. Zach Mahone, Beaver Creek Resort/AP hide caption

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Doug Normington is 58, self-employed, and has diabetes. Courtesy of Doug Normington hide caption

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Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., is facing a tough re-election bid. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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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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