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Thousands in Hawaii could retain health plans

The impact of the president's rapid policy reversal remains unclear, but higher prices are possible

By Kristen Consillio

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 15, 2013

~~<p>Between 25,000 and 30,000 Hawaii residents whose medical plans were set to be canceled Jan. 1 may be able to continue in their policies for another year.</p>
<p>President Barack Obama announced Thursday a policy reversal that allows insurers to temporarily keep individuals in health plans that were slated to be scrapped because they did not meet minimum benefit requirements under the Affordable Care Act.</p>
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Between 25,000 and 30,000 Hawaii residents whose medical plans were set to be canceled Jan. 1 may be able to continue in their policies for another year.

President Barack Obama announced Thursday a policy reversal that allows insurers to temporarily keep individuals in health plans that were slated to be scrapped because they did not meet minimum benefit requirements under the Affordable Care Act. Login for more...



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