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A look at federal health care law in New Mexico

NEW MEXICO

NUMBER OF UNINSURED: 433,000, or about 21%.

WHERE THE STATE STANDS: New Mexico announced formation of a task force to develop a proposal for creating a state health insurance exchange.

WHAT HAPPENS NOW: A spokesman for the state Human Services Department says New Mexico will establish a state health insurance exchange regardless of how the U.S. Supreme Court rules. State official say it will be next year, at the earliest, before an exchange could be implemented.

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