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Californians flock to new health care exchange
San Diego Union-Tribune

Rachel Mansfield has had Oct. 1 fixed in her mind for months.

It was the day the La Quinta resident and her husband could start signing up for subsidized coverage under the federal health care overhaul. It also meant that, once the coverage takes effect on Jan. 1, insurance companies could no longer reject them because of pre-existing conditions.