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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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FAQ: All your Affordable Care Act questions answered

 

 

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John Kasich just broke from his party on Obamacare. Update: Or did he?

How far out in front of his party is the Republican governor?

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Philip Bump
5:06 pm
  • Philip Bump 5:06 pm

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
10:16 am
  • J.D. Harrison 10:16 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 15, 7:46 am
  • J.D. Harrison October 15, 7:46 am
J.D. Harrison
October 9, 11:01 am
  • J.D. Harrison October 9, 11:01 am

Obamacare’s tax credits are shrinking for some small employers. Thanks, sequester.

Some small employers will see their potential tax credits shrink as a result of the federal belt-tightening initiative.

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J.D. Harrison
October 8, 12:26 pm
  • J.D. Harrison October 8, 12:26 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 6, 9:31 am
  • Danielle Paquette October 6, 9:31 am

What you need to know about Obamacare’s cost-cutting measures

Critics say Obamacare will only drive up health costs. This health economist says they’re wrong.

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Danielle Paquette
October 6, 8:31 am
  • Danielle Paquette October 6, 8:31 am

Only 36 percent of Democratic candidates have expressed support for Obamacare

One-quarter of Democrats have offered a more nuanced position, according to an exhaustive new study.

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Aaron Blake
September 30, 2:01 pm
  • Aaron Blake September 30, 2:01 pm

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
September 24, 1:26 pm
  • J.D. Harrison September 24, 1:26 pm

Companies’ health costs are increasing at a slower clip. Question is, will that continue?

Question is, will that continue once the health care law’s new rules for employers take effect?

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J.D. Harrison
September 22, 6:16 am
  • J.D. Harrison September 22, 6:16 am
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