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Implementing Obamacare

Obamacare, the biggest change in the nation’s health-care system in decades, is upon us.

With the health-insurance marketplaces scheduled to open for enrollment Oct. 1, millions of Americans, and officials at all levels of government, are trying to figure out what the sweeping Affordable Care Act means for them. On Jan. 1, the law goes into full effect.

Over the coming months and years, The Washington Post will follow the administration’s efforts to promote the legislation and examine the implementation of the law at the federal and state levels, as well as the continued political fight in Congress.

Check back regularly for the latest news on the health-care overhaul.


FDA warns doctors to beware fake drug distributors

U.S. health regulators are trying to help doctors spot counterfeit and unapproved drugs by raising awareness of illegal operations that peddle bogus drugs to health professionals.

Why the GOP loves to eat its own — and Democrats don’t

Republicans are very unhappy with their party’s performance on key issues.

Happy Hour Roundup

Our nightly wrap-up of news and opinion.

Millions have joined Medicaid under Obamacare. Here’s what they think of it.

They’re happy to have coverage, but they also face trouble getting care.

Targeting the Constitution

The IRS also targeted “organizations involved in … educating on the Constitution and Bill of Rights.”

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

From two Republican senators, a new kind of tax reform

(Daniel Acker / Bloomberg)

A new GOP tax plan from two freshmen senators

Morning Plum: Hating Obama, loving Obamacare

Why the law is mostly fading as a political issue.


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