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Obamacare: A million California policyholders back in limbo
The Mercury News

Caught in limbo once again, a million Californians on Friday found themselves waiting for answers on whether they can keep health plans that were supposed to be canceled during the tumultuous transition to President Barack Obama’s landmark health law. But it could be days, perhaps even weeks, before officials with the state’s new insurance exchange and health insurers provide answers — raising even more tensions as a Dec. 15 deadline looms to sign up for health coverage for the coming year. The decision now rests with an obscure new state board. And some legislative experts say that the final decision must be made by the Legislature, which is now out of session.