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State pushes ahead on health reform
Sacramento Bee

The 90-day anniversary of the signing of the federal health care overhaul has come and gone. While budget matters have stalled in the California Legislature, lawmakers are making progress with legislation to implement the federal health reform.

The first big piece is a new, temporary high-risk health insurance pool for adults with pre-existing health conditions who lack insurance through an employer and can’t get affordable coverage on their own.