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70% of consumers with pre-existing conditions unsure about insurance

Almost 70 percent of uninsured consumers with a pre-existing condition haven't yet decided whether they will buy coverage when the health insurance exchanges open in October, according to a survey from InsuranceQuotes.com, a Web-based insurance quote service.

Medicaid expansion could save state $100M

A new study concludes that Florida could add more than 1 million lives to its Medicaid rolls and actually save costs, reported the Tampa Bay Times.

Insurers not interested in selling across state lines

Health insurers aren't interested in selling plans across state lines, even though several states have recently enacted laws allowing out-of-state insurers to join their markets, says a new paper from the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute.