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Countdown to coverage

On July 1, state law requires every adult to have health insurance if affordable plans are available. There are many options. The following is a guide to those choices.

By Alice Dembner
Globe Staff / June 18, 2007

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More than 135,000 Massachusetts residents who were previously uninsured have gotten free or subsidized coverage under the state's landmark health insurance law. The initiative established Massachusetts as the first state to require every resident to have coverage. An estimated 250,000 to 350,000 people remain uninsured. The law mandated the expansion of Medicaid and the establishment of new state-subsidized insurance and ... (Full article: 903 words)

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