Check Your Blood Pressure, (Unwittingly) Sell Your Contact Information

KQED’s April Dembosky, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News and NPR, reports: "Health insurance companies are on the prowl for more customers. There are still three months to go for people to enroll in health plans under the Affordable Care Act, but insurers don’t want to rely solely on state or federal websites to find them. Some are finding a path to new customers by partnering with companies that operate health-screening kiosks –- those machines in supermarkets and drug stores where people check their blood pressure or weight" (Dembosky, 1/15). Read the story.

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