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To help readers understand and maneuver through Obamacare — the Affordable Care Act — the Washington Post has published a variety of consumer stories, FAQs, online chats and video segments, linked below. Check back for regular updates.
Calculator: How much will you pay for insurance?
From plans to premiums: Details from health experts
Obamacare enrollment: How does it work?
Obamacare Q&A: Health reporters Mary Agnes Carey and Julie Appleby
Sandhya Somashekhar and Amy Goldstein
Judges in one circuit rule tax subsidies illegal, but hours later another panel upholds them.
(Karen Bleier / AFP/Getty Images)
Despite false documents, federal subsidies, policies through HealthCare.gov were obtained.
(Astrid Riecken / For The Washington Post)
Lena H. Sun
Nonprofits are being swamped by consumers who don’t understand the basics of health insurance.
(Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg)
Inquiry finds that marketplaces lack the controls to properly verify applicants’ information.
New rules will try to spare many people the need to reapply, but not everyone.
(Katherine Jones / Idaho Statesman)
Some companies are cutting workers’ hours, while others are struggling with implementation’s costs and logistics.
(Jonathan Ernst / Reuters)
A “chief executive officer” will be hired to oversee the operations of HealthCare.gov.
(Astrid Riecken for The Washington Post / For The Washington Post )
Applications were completed on time, but consumers aren’t hearing back from private insurers.
(Michael McCloskey / iStockphoto)
Md. regulators must review and approve final 2015 rates for consumers in individual market.
(Edward Linsmier for The Washington Post / For The Washington Post)
Christian co-ops are an increasingly popular way to skirt the Affordable Care Act, but experts advise caution.
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