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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.

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In the Obamacare Closet via The Daily Beast

Oregon will drop its Obamacare exchange. What now?

The state’s move to raises some immediate policy issues.

Aetna: Late Obamacare changes account for half of 2015 premium increases

(Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg)

Aetna said rate hikes will vary significantly in 2015, but the Obama administration’s ‘fixes’ aren’t helping.

Four new Americans for Prosperity ads take on Obamacare

Americans for Prosperity unleashes four new ads attacking the Affordable Care Act.

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Crist: 'Obamacare is great' via Daily Kos

John Boozman moved out of intensive care following heart surgery

The senator from Arkansas continues recovery from emergency heart surgery.


EU institutions vulnerable to corruption: report

Official complacency, complex rules and spotty oversight have left the European Union’s leading institutions vulnerable to corruption, an independent report says.


They signed up for Obamacare. Now, how to keep them enrolled?


Will the newly insured keep paying their premiums, and will they come back for a second year?


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