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States losing out under 'Obamacare'

Published: Jul 26 2013 11:50:09 AM EDT   Updated On: Aug 21 2013 04:26:48 PM EDT

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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