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Mapping out health reform
San Francisco Business Times

Peter Lee’s engineer’s cap is still in place, but whether it can stay there until Oct. 1 is an open question.

Doubts persist about the feds’ ability to get state insurance exchanges — one of the centerpieces of federal health care reform — up and running in dozens of states by Oct. 1. With executive director Lee in the driver’s seat, the Golden State’s Covered California exchange has been chugging down the tracks toward that goal, even if it’s having to build the tracks and finish assembling the locomotive as it picks up speed.