Like Your Healthcare Policy? You May Be Losing It

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Many people who buy their own could get surprises in the mail this fall: because their current policies aren't up to the basic standards of President 's .

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They, and some small businesses, will have to find — and that has some state insurance officials worried about consumer confusion.

Rollout of the Affordable Care Act is going full speed ahead, despite repeal efforts by congressional Republicans. New insurance markets called exchanges are to open in every state this fall. Middle-class consumers who don't get coverage on the job will be able to pick private health plans, while low-income people will be steered to an expanded version of Medicaid in states that accept it.

The goal is to cover most of the nation's nearly 50 million uninsured, but even Obama says there will be bumps in the road. And discontinued insurance plans could be another bump.

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