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A consumer’s guide to the new Health Insurance Marketplace

This week marks the opening of the new Health Insurance Marketplace, which provides a single location for consumers to check out their health insurance options. Whether you are uninsured and deciding about health insurance for the first time or already …

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Why health insurance can improve your heart health

No one plans to have a heart attack, stroke or other major medical emergency. But if you do, having insurance allows you to get the care you need,

Health Insurance Marketplace opens Oct. 1

Individuals, families and small employers can start shopping on Oct. 1  for health insurance under the new Health Insurance Marketplace created under the health care law. The online Marketplace

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Understanding the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplaces

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), which became law in 2010,  aims to make health care coverage more available, affordable, and adequate for patients with heart disease