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Health insurance agents now the most popular people in town
The Mercury News

When employees at the Los Gatos nail salon where Roshan Bedi gets her manicures recently found out she sold health insurance, they practically froze in mid-polish. Suddenly, everyone was asking her which health plan was best. Once her nails had dried, she handed out a batch of business cards. Not long ago, a chance meeting with an insurance agent might have led strangers to start running in the opposite direction — or politely extricate themselves from the inevitable sales pitch.