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Insurance cancellations continue to plague the ACA

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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 21:  U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks about the error-plagued launch of the Affordable Care Act's online enrollment website in the Rose Garden of the White House October 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. According to the White House, the president was joined by 'consumers, small business owners, and pharmacists who have either benefitted from the health care law already or are helping consumers learn about what the law means for them and how they can get covered. 'Despite the new health care law's website problems, Obama urged Americans not to be deterred from registering for Obamacare because of the technological problems that have plagued its rollout.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks about the error-plagued launch of the Affordable Care Act's online enrollment website in the Rose Garden of the White House October 21, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Many Americans who bought their own plans in the private market are finding that some insurance plans are being cancelled because they don't meet the minimum requirements under the law. There are proposals in Congress, from both Republicans and Democrats to fix this, but some worry they may do more harm than good.

Many Americans who bought their own plans in the private market are finding that some insurance plans are being cancelled because they don't meet the minimum requirements under the law.

There are proposals in Congress, from both Republicans and Democrats to fix this, but some worry they may do more harm than good. Here to try and help us understand this is Sam Baker, health care correspondent for National Journal. 

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