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Most states lack healthcare consumer protection laws
Los Angeles Times

Nearly 4 out of 5 states have not enacted laws essential to enforcing new consumer protections in President Obama’s healthcare law, less than a year before it is supposed to be fully implemented, a new survey indicates.

Millions of Americans still stand to benefit in 2014 from protections in the Affordable Care Act, such as a new guarantee that consumers with preexisting medical conditions cannot be denied coverage.

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