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A cautionary tale in healthcare reform
Los Angeles Times - Noam N. Levey

Spurred by heart-wrenching stories of sick people denied health coverage, the state of New York did what many of President Obama’s critics say he should do now — it passed a relatively simple law requiring insurers to accept all applicants. Other states have taken similar steps, making narrowly targeted changes instead of trying to overhaul their whole healthcare systems.