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One state moves to the forefront of health care reform

The new state Health Reform Law, passed and signed in April 2006, is intended to increase health coverage through a combination of individual coverage, employer responsibilities, and government assistance. It is scheduled to be fully implemented in July 2007. A recent report presented the results of a survey of state residents gauging the public sentiment regarding the new law. The survey found that the public is largely supportive of the new law, with support widespread across a variety of demographic groups.

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