For tens of thousands of Tennesseans facing the prospect of canceled plans under the Affordable Care Act, the past month has been nothing short of a roller coaster.

First came the letters that their policies didn't comply with the new health law's standards, despite repeated promises from President Barack Obama that if they liked their plan, they could keep it.

Then, on Thursday, Obama announced that the 5 million Americans with such plans that did not meet new standards under the health law would be able to keep them for another year.

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