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State’s first moves toward health overhaul may be thwarted by House GOP
Sacramento Bee

California has moved quickly to implement key provisions of the federal health care overhaul law, including a health benefits exchange, but the exchange – and California’s plans – could be vulnerable as House Republicans threaten to starve the federal health program of funding.

Last month, California became the first state to begin establishing a state-run health insurance exchange that is supposed to open for business by 2014 to help millions of the state’s uninsured obtain health insurance.