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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.

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Obamacare’s small-business exchanges to see major changes in the coming months

In many states, the small-business portals will look very different in year two. Others will see little change.

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J.D. Harrison
October 29, 12:36 am
  • J.D. Harrison October 29, 12:36 am

There are 17 anti-Obamacare ads for every other Obamacare ad

More than 160,000 anti-Obamacare ads have aired so far this year.

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Aaron Blake
October 27, 11:41 pm
  • Aaron Blake October 27, 11:41 pm

The surprising Obamacare experiment that saved taxpayers $24 million last year

In America’s poorest urban county, one medical group is asking a simple question: what if health care is about more than just medicine?

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Danielle Paquette
October 27, 3:06 am
  • Danielle Paquette October 27, 3:06 am

District residents find long delays getting health insurance from private plans

Applications were completed on time but consumers aren’t hearing back from private insurers.

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Lena H. Sun
October 25, 9:39 am
  • Lena H. Sun October 25, 9:39 am

Obamacare’s small business exchanges offer cheaper health coverage, study shows

Delays and technical problems aside, rates are lower on the small business marketplaces than off of them.

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J.D. Harrison
October 25, 9:39 am
  • J.D. Harrison October 25, 9:39 am

Mid-sized businesses still very concerned about (and unprepared for) Obamacare

Now four years after the law was passed, many owners still don’t have a plan in place to address changes.

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J.D. Harrison
October 25, 9:39 am
  • J.D. Harrison October 25, 9:39 am
J.D. Harrison
October 25, 9:39 am
  • J.D. Harrison October 25, 9:39 am

The simple ways health insurance can change your life

The Affordable Care Act has been controversial -- but it’s changing the many small health decisions that make up everyday life.

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Todd C. Frankel
October 25, 9:39 am
  • Todd C. Frankel October 25, 9:39 am

Obamacare’s small business exchanges offer cheaper health coverage, study shows

Delays and technical problems aside, rates are lower on the small business marketplaces than off of them.

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J.D. Harrison
October 25, 9:39 am
  • J.D. Harrison October 25, 9:39 am

Even with Obamacare, shopping for health insurance isn’t as easy as buying a plane ticket

President Obama said it would be, but polling shows it’s still just as hard as ever.

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Jason Millman
October 25, 9:39 am
  • Jason Millman October 25, 9:39 am
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