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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.


Patient charged with stealing equipment from emergency room in Calvert

Sheriff’s office said he came to Calvert hospital complaining of pain and left with wireless printer.

Medicare isn’t going broke, but don’t celebrate just yet

The program’s fiscal health is improving. Just how long that can last is still anyone’s guess.

A smoking gun on Obamacare? Maybe not so much.

Jonathan Gruber repeatedly discussed the subsidies as national in scope.

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.

Why the DC Circuit’s interpretation of the ACA in Halbig v. Burwell is far from “absurd” [updated with a response to Abbe Gluck]

The DC Circuit’s interpretation of the Affordable Care Act is not “absurd,” as some critics claim. To the contrary, it exemplifies the kind of “cooperative federalism” that left of center academics and policy experts often praise in other contexts.

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