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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.


In one year, Obamacare goes from top congressional issue to barely mentioned

(Jon Elswick / AP)

The fight over the health-care law just isn’t what it used to be.


Md. family gets $1.7M in negligence lawsuit

The family of a Maryland girl whose arm was partially paralyzed during child birth has been awarded $1.7 million.

In just a year Obamacare goes from top Congress issue to barely mentioned

(Evelyn Hockstein / For The Post)

This time last year Obamacare was all Congress could talk about. This month? It’s hardly referenced.


California Exchange Seeks To Enroll 500,000 More People

Morning Plum: Are Dems now winning the culture wars?

A new Karl Rove ad blitz tries to change the subject.

Morning Plum: Yes, some Dems are campaigning on Obamacare

It turns out the law might not be political Ebola, after all.


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