Marketplace for Wednesday, September 25, 2013
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Starting next week, federally run exchanges under Obamacare will officially roll out in 36 states. We just got our first detailed look at the premiums that will be offered in the federally run health care exchanges. President Obama said in a speech yesterday that for many people, the rates were potentially "less than their cell phone bill." And low premiums are great, but when it comes to the real cost of health care, the premium is just the beginning. Also, with a government shutdown looming on Tuesday, we look at how shutting down the government actually costs us money.
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