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Posted: Sunday, November 17, 2013 1:15 pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee's largest health insurer says it plans to extend coverage for plans that were deemed invalid under the federal health care law.

The decision by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee comes after President Barack Obama said companies can continue providing coverage for a year under policies that do not comply with new requirements of the beleaguered law. However, the option would only apply to existing customers of those plans and would not be extended to new customers.

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