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Subject: States Losing Time to Create Health Exchanges
Date: Wed Apr 02 12:45:08 MDT 2014

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April 2, 2014

Legislatures Losing Time to Create State Health Exchanges

Even though many expected most states to choose to create their own insurance marketplaces and the deadline to secure federal funding to do so nears, most states are passing over the issue in legislative sessions. Plus: HealthCare.Gov Enrollment Exceeds 7 Million


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