SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — More than 3 million uninsured residents will be able to buy affordable coverage starting in January, as the state moves aggressively to implement the federal health care law, the head of California's health insurance exchange said Wednesday.

Peter Lee, executive director of the California Health Benefit Exchange, sought to dispel what he said are myths about the health reform overhaul.

The exchange will help qualified people get a federal subsidy to pay for private health insurance, he said.

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