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Net Gain of 9.3 Million American Adults with Health Insurance Coverage | By Claire Thayer, April 18, 2014

While the big news this week focused on the success of President Obama and the ACA enrolling 8 million Americans for health insurance through the federal marketplace, a new study from RAND estimates that there was actually a net gain of 9.3 million in the number of American adults with health insurance coverage...click to continue

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HealthCare.gov: 6 things to know about deductibles in the Health Insurance Marketplace

  1. Having health insurance can lower your costs even when you have to pay out of pocket to meet your deductible
  2. A health insurance deductible is different from other types of deductibles
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