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Medical resident Stephanie Place, right, examines 2-month-old twins Abigale, left, and Valeria Lopez as their mother, Carolina Lopez helps at the Erie Family Health Center in Chicago. As clinics gear up for the expansion of health insurance, they’re recruiting young doctors. Heavy recruitment means Place will have no trouble fulfilling her dream. She’ll also be able to pay off $160,000 in student loans through a federal program aimed at encouraging doctors to work in areas with physician shortages.

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Newly insured to deepen primary care doctor gap

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