States' choices set up national health experiment - Article Photos 2/2

FILE - In this June 28, 2012 file photo, Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger speaks in Topeka, Kansas. President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul is unfolding as a national experiment with American consumers as the guinea pigs: Who will do a better job getting uninsured people covered, the states or the feds? The nation is about evenly split between mostly blue states that decided by Friday’s deadline they want a say in running new insurance markets and mainly red ones defaulting to federal control because they want nothing to do with “Obamacare.” (AP Photo/John Hanna, File)