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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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Why that one Democratic Obamacare ad didn’t signal a new trend

There’s little evidence Obamacare’s becoming a central Democratic talking point heading into the fall campaign.

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Matea Gold
August 27, 6:50 am
  • Matea Gold August 27, 6:50 am

Federal judge: Congress can continue using Obamacare’s small business exchange

Ruling allows members of Congress and their staffers to continue buying plans through small-business portals.

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J.D. Harrison
August 25, 2:49 am
  • J.D. Harrison August 25, 2:49 am

Obamacare hits a new low in popularity. It may not matter all that much.

A new poll shows the law has never been more unpopular. But it’s not on the tips of Americans’ tongues.

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Aaron Blake
August 24, 6:53 am
  • Aaron Blake August 24, 6:53 am

Md. approves smaller rate hikes for CareFirst, lowers rates for 3 others

Final approved rates show premium rates drop for three other carriers.

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Lena H. Sun
August 24, 6:53 am
  • Lena H. Sun August 24, 6:53 am

Md. approves smaller rate hikes for CareFirst, lowers rates for 3 others

Final approved rates show premium rates drop for three other carriers.

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Lena H. Sun
August 22, 4:35 pm
  • Lena H. Sun August 22, 4:35 pm

Small business owners aiming to unseat incumbents in midterms, poll shows

Unhappy with the current state of affairs in Washington, most say they plan to vote for challengers this fall.

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J.D. Harrison
August 20, 8:30 am
  • J.D. Harrison August 20, 8:30 am

Administration warns some could lose health-care coverage on federal exchange

Obama administration urges 300,000 to submit proof of eligibility based on citizenship or immigration status

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Amy Goldstein
August 13, 2:41 pm
  • Amy Goldstein August 13, 2:41 pm

Small business weekly: An Obamacare app and a lending gap

Our weekly review of the biggest small-business and start-up news, with a focus on Washington.

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J.D. Harrison
August 11, 6:32 am
  • J.D. Harrison August 11, 6:32 am

Obama’s former Medicare chief on why he wants to bring single-payer to Massachusetts

More than two years after leaving Washington, Don Berwick is running for governor on a single-payer platform.

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Jason Millman
August 10, 5:12 am
  • Jason Millman August 10, 5:12 am

One health insurer wants to cut rates 6.8 percent. Another wants to hike them 26 percent. What gives?

With limited 2014 data, pricing 2015 health plans is going to be a challenge.

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Jason Millman
August 10, 5:12 am
  • Jason Millman August 10, 5:12 am
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