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How Private Is Our New State Health Care?

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With drastic changes in our health care hovering on the horizon many of us have a lot of questions, privacy being a major concern for many.

Our state insurance commissioner says not to worry, however, as privacy concerns are going to be a major focus during the roll out of the Federal Health Care Law.

These new insurance exchanges, where the uninsured can buy private insurance partially subsidized with tax credits, opens in October.

Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Monica Lindeen says that her office is making sure that workers who will help people enroll in health insurance follow the same privacy laws as insurance companies.

These workers will all have background checks and those who do not comply with their privacy laws will be punished with serious fines.

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