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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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The U.S. spends $15B a year to train doctors, but we don’t know what we get in return

Experts say we need a better plan for raising the next generation of doctors.

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Jason Millman
12:22 pm
  • Jason Millman 12:22 pm

Medicare finances improve partly due to ACA, hospital expenses, trustee report says

But long-term challenges remain as graying population, higher medical costs cloud future.

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Amy Goldstein
July 28, 12:17 pm
  • Amy Goldstein July 28, 12:17 pm

Small business weekly: Obamacare, O1A and online taxes

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

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J.D. Harrison
July 28, 7:02 am
  • J.D. Harrison July 28, 7:02 am

Candidates aren’t talking about Obamacare much — so why won’t the ads go away?

The further you go down the ballot, the more people are still talking about the health-care law.

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Jaime Fuller
July 25, 9:37 am
  • Jaime Fuller July 25, 9:37 am

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
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