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Health insurer stocks fall on exchange glitches

(AP photo/Jason DeCrow)
(AP photo/Jason DeCrow)

Shares of health insurers fell Friday after a newspaper report said that technology glitches at the new federal health-insurance exchanges are even worse than first thought.

Technology glitches have frustrated consumers since the exchanges launched in early October, as part of the nation's health care overhaul. People have had trouble trying to sign up for coverage online, and efforts to upgrade and repair the websites are ongoing.

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