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Obamacare: When canceled health insurance leads to a better policy




Dr. Martha Perez examines Maria Lebron in a room at the Community Health of South Florida, Doris Ison Health Center on February 21, 2013 in Miami, Florida.
Dr. Martha Perez examines Maria Lebron in a room at the Community Health of South Florida, Doris Ison Health Center on February 21, 2013 in Miami, Florida.
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Much of the recent public debate over the Affordable Care Act has focused on the millions of people seeing their health insurance policies cancelled because they don't comply with the federal law.

President Obama's call to extend those policies for another year has met resistance in California and elsewhere. But the story is more complex than cancelled policies and higher premiums.

KPCC's Stephanie O'Neill reports a number of those losing their policies are finding something better.

RELATED: Full report from Stephanie O'Neill on health insurance cancellations