Politics Jul 26

State health insurance markets grapple with high costs

State-run health insurance markets that offer coverage under President Barack Obama's health law are struggling with high costs and low enrollment, challenges that could lead more of them to turn over operations to the federal government or join forces with…

The Obama administration pushed back the government health care enrollment deadline to Dec. 24, giving consumers one more day to sign up for coverage that begins Jan. 1. Officials say the extensions will also help HealthCare.gov deal with the last-minute…