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Health care challenge: More coverage often means higher cost
North Bay Business Journal

California’s new health-benefits exchange greatly expanded coverage to millions of residents, but the costs of doing so may be difficult to contain, an overseer of the exchange said at the Business Journal’s Health Care Conference.

The keynote speaker at the Nov. 18 conference was Susan Kennedy, part of the five-member board for the exchange, called Covered California, created after the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly called ACA or Obamacare.