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Implementing Obamacare

On Oct. 1,  millions of Americans gained access to the new marketplaces mandated by President Obama’s health-care law. Check back regularly for the latest news on the launch of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the ongoing political fight over the law in Congress.

More information:

Calculator: How much will you pay for insurance

Have you used the new health insurance exchanges? Tell us your story.

Graphic: How many people have signed up on the exchanges?

FAQ: All your Affordable Care Act questions answered

 

 

  • Juliet Eilperin
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An ad urging same-sex couples to enroll under Obamacare debuts in Illinois this weekend.

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  • J.D. Harrison
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One would encourage owners to hire more veterans; the other would revise a controversial “part-time” rule.

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  • Juliet Eilperin
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The White House made formal veto threats Wednesday against House bills that would allow the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline and change a key mandate under the Affordable Care Act.

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  • Katie Zezima
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“You don’t want to not have health care and have something broken or something pop,” he said.

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  • Jaime Fuller
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The first question of Tuesday’s hearing: “Are you stupid?“

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  • Aaron Blake
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He’s very, very sorry. Also, he talks too much.

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  • Jose A. DelReal
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The economist faced tough questions over his comments at a House oversight hearing.

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  • Philip Bump
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Blaming Obamacare for Senate shifts is iffy.

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  • J.D. Harrison
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Glitches fixed? Check. Cheap rates? Check. So why are small employers steering clear of the Web site?

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  • Jose A. DelReal
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The former secretary is talking about her tenure and the latest Obamacare controversy.

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  • Amy Goldstein
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A part of HealthCare.gov intended for small businesses has opened a year after a delay, but some doubt it will soon benefit millions of eligible U.S. workers.

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  • Amy Goldstein
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Half of those choosing health plans are new to the federal insurance marketplace, officials say.

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  • Jose A. DelReal
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The comments were made during the panel sessions at the Annual Health Economics Conference last year.

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  • J.D. Harrison
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New insurance marketplaces were expected to draw many employers. In most states, that hasn’t panned out.

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  • Joseph Appelbaum
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Some of the rules for small employers have been discussed over and over. Others are still lurking out of sight.

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  • Philip Bump
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Republicans are betting that voters will object to the law’s origins. Democrats are betting voters will support the results.

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  • J.D. Harrison
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They both own small businesses in Washington. But their experiences with the health law are worlds apart.

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  • J.D. Harrison
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More than four years after the law was signed, many business owners still aren’t clear on the rules.

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  • Philip Bump
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The administration started blending two numbers that used to be distinct.

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  • Danielle Paquette
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Want to fix our health care system? Start by figuring out how to pay for better -- and more efficient -- care.

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