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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.


Switzerland rejects single-payer system, will keep its own version of Obamacare

It will keep its current system, which is viewed as a model for the world.

Switzerland rejects single-payer, will keep its own version of Obamacare

They’ll keep the current system, which is viewed as a model for the world.

VA whistleblowers win settlements in retaliation cases

At least two of the settlements involve promotions, signaling that the agency wants to reward employees who expose wrongdoing.

The new HHS secretary’s biggest task: A better Obamacare experience

Burwell talks fixes, enrollment goals and toning down the rhetoric.

Wonkbook: Obamacare, by the latest numbers

The HHS secretary speaks out on Obamacare.

More insurers line up to sell Obamacare plans in 2015, HHS says

(Daniel Acker / Bloomberg)

That shows proof Obamacare is working, administration officials say.


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