The NFL and insurance companies are starting to make progress in the way they market and evaluate the medical coverage that is offered.

As more athletes and other players are forced to carry health insurance policies, some players are questioning the need for the industry to cover them.

The question is whether the coverage that exists is adequate or can be improved.

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