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States losing out under 'Obamacare'

Posted: 11:50 AM EDT Jul 26, 2013   Updated: 4:26 PM EDT Aug 21, 2013

Not everyone's a winner under "Obamacare." In fact, the uninsured in some states won't benefit at all.

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When the state-based insurance exchanges open next year under "Obamacare," many Americans should finally have access to affordable insurance. But millions of others will most likely be left out in the cold and remain uninsured.

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