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Health insurers expand cash payment options
Orange County Register

A handful of California health insurers have started allowing consumers who prefer using cash to pay their premiums while out shopping at Wal-Mart or buying a Big Gulp at 7-Eleven.

Most health plans require customers to pay by check, credit card, electronic bank transfer or money order. But now that Obamacare requires people to buy health insurance, and provides subsidies to lower-income residents, some insurers are expanding payment options for customers who don’t use banks.