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State health exchange on track, gets federal approval
Sacramento Business Journal

California won conditional approval from the Obama administration Thursday to operate a health insurance exchange for individuals and small businesses in 2014. The state has made “significant progress” in setting up the new program and is on track to meet federal guidelines, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said in a news release. Enrollment in the program — now called Covered California — is scheduled to begin Oct. 1.