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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 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
8:19 am
  • J.D. Harrison 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

It looks like Obamacare patients can see their doctors, after all

Amid fears that doctors wouldn’t take the newly insured, new surveys suggest that hasn’t been the case.

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Jason Millman
July 10, 9:44 am
  • Jason Millman July 10, 9:44 am

How will people use their Obamacare? Let’s check with Romneycare.

The Massachusetts coverage expansion suggests a jump in costly, elective surgeries could be coming, new research says.

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Jason Millman
July 2, 4:04 pm
  • Jason Millman July 2, 4:04 pm

Health-care exchanges are not properly ensuring applicants’ eligibility, probe finds

Report finds that federal and state marketplaces are not verifying much of the information from applicants.

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Amy Goldstein
July 1, 11:14 am
  • Amy Goldstein July 1, 11:14 am

Hospitals see blue-red divide early into Obamacare’s coverage expansion

Hospitals find Medicaid admissions are up and uninsured visits are down in states with expanded Medicaid programs.

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Jason Millman
July 1, 2:56 am
  • Jason Millman July 1, 2:56 am

The birth control fight isn’t over

What the Hobby Lobby ruling could mean for religious nonprofits still challenging the administration.

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Jason Millman
June 30, 2:34 pm
  • Jason Millman June 30, 2:34 pm

Terry McAuliffe, Virginia Democrats should learn lessons from defeat on Medicaid

Outmaneuvered on health care, McAuliffe needs to educate public, strengthen Democrats in rural Va.

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Robert McCartney
June 28, 5:14 pm
  • Robert McCartney June 28, 5:14 pm

How states are still limiting Obamacare’s outreach program

The federal government wants to make things easier for navigators, but the path forward is murky.

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Jason Millman
June 27, 3:29 pm
  • Jason Millman June 27, 3:29 pm

HHS sets enrollment rules for year two of Obamacare

New rules will try to spare many people to reapply -- but not everyone

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Amy Goldstein
June 26, 11:24 am
  • Amy Goldstein June 26, 11:24 am
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