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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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Did the Supreme Court already tip its hand on Obamacare subsidies?

One reason why subsidies may be in jeopardy if the highest court gets a say.

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Jason Millman
July 23, 11:59 am
  • Jason Millman July 23, 11:59 am

Federal undercover investigation signs up fake applicants for ACA coverage, subsidies

False applicants, documents do not prevent enrollment in subsidized health plans

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Amy Goldstein
July 22, 6:34 pm
  • Amy Goldstein July 22, 6:34 pm

The impact of today’s Obamacare ruling — in four maps

Some 4.6 million people have subsidized coverage -- and over 2 million likely pay $50 or less a month.

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Philip Bump
July 22, 2:14 pm
  • Philip Bump July 22, 2:14 pm

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
July 22, 1:24 pm
  • J.D. Harrison July 22, 1:24 pm

Federal appeals courts issue contradictory rulings on health-law subsidies

Millions of Americans are ineligible for law’s tax subsidies, Appeals Court panel rules.

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Sandhya Somashekhar, Amy Goldstein
July 22, 10:29 am
  • Sandhya Somashekhar|Amy Goldstein July 22, 10:29 am
Lena H. Sun
July 16, 11:39 am
  • Lena H. Sun July 16, 11:39 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
July 15, 11:54 am
  • Jason Millman July 15, 11:54 am

The feds have had it with Medicaid backlogs

Potentially millions of Medicaid applications are still pending, while a blame game emerges.

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Jason Millman
July 14, 2:59 pm
  • Jason Millman July 14, 2:59 pm

Why we still don’t know how many small businesses signed up through Obamacare

Obama administration says there’s no way to know the exact number — but it’s probably very low.

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J.D. Harrison
July 14, 8:19 am
  • J.D. Harrison July 14, 8:19 am

Republicans v. Obama — and other times the president has been sued

Obama isn’t the first president who has been sued, and some past cases have redefined the presidency

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Sebastian Payne
July 11, 1:29 pm
  • Sebastian Payne July 11, 1:29 pm
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