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Lots Of Seniors Are Overweight, But Few Use Free Counseling For It

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There's a second chance coming for some people who didn't buy health insurance and would face a big tax penalty for 2015 otherwise. Laughing Stock/Corbis hide caption

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Happy patients can be a windfall for the hospitals that care for them. Laughing Stock/Corbis hide caption

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Satisfied Patients Now Make Hospitals Richer, But Is That Fair?

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Dallas insurance agent Jo Ann Charron has worked with clients to help clear confusion over subsidies offered by plans on the federal health insurance exchange. This sort of free guidance can save insurance shoppers time and money, agents say. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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Texas Insurance Brokers Play Bigger Role In 2015's Obamacare

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Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, leaves the chamber Feb. 3 after another House vote to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Blue Cross Blue Shield takes aim at Target — or, rather, at Target shoppers in San Antonio who might be interested in buying health insurance. Veronica Zaragovia/KUT hide caption

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Insurers And Austin Mayor Promote Obamacare To Texas Latinos

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Javier Villa (right) with his wife and son in their home in Puerto Rico. Anders Kelto/NPR hide caption

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In Puerto Rico, Health Overhaul Gets An Incomplete

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Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, pauses at a news conference before announcing that the House planned to vote Tuesday to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, following a GOP strategy session at Republican National Committee headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington. While the repeal passed 239-186, it's likely to fail in the Senate or be vetoed by the president. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Jose Ramirez and Mariana Silva speak in December with Yosmay Valdivia (right), an agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors, at the Mall of the Americas in Miami about plans available from the Affordable Care Act. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Cleveland Clinic pharmacist Katie Greenlee talks with Morgan Clay about how he should take his prescriptions when he leaves the hospital. Sarah Jane Tribble/WCPN/Ideastream hide caption

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