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Kevin Wierhs and Susan Johnson confer about what works and what doesn't in managing diabetes. Sarah McCammon/Georgia Public Broadcasting hide caption

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To Prevent Repeat Hospitalizations, Talk To Patients

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David Combs, an insurance broker in Kentucky, wound up benefiting from the Affordable Care Act, even though early on he had figured the law would put brokers out of business. Jenny Gold/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Insurance Brokers Key To Kentucky's Obamacare Success

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Michael Granillo and his wife Sonia await treatment at an emergency room in Northridge, Calif. Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Avoid The Rush! Some ERs Are Taking Appointments

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Congress Quietly Extends The Budget — Past Election Day, Anyway

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Eric Bleeker and a partner respond to 911 calls in this vehicle. The medical team can run simple lab tests and prescribe some drugs, which may spare a patient a trip to the ER. Eric Whitney hide caption

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Replacing An Ambulance With A Station Wagon

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Under Kevin Counihan, Connecticut's health insurance exchange used concerts and storefront offices to reach customers. Courtesy of Chion Wolf/WNPR hide caption

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