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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
Lena H. Sun
Paper applications that were supposed to provide a backup plan to glitchy Web site are adding to delays.
The administration’s actions reflect the fact that not everyone who needs coverage is getting it quickly enough.
(GARY CAMERON / Reuters)
Sandhya Somashekhar and Amy Goldstein
HealthCare.gov has improved, she says, citing a jump in health insurance enrollment in November.
(Lynne Sladky / AP)
The department’s inspector general will look at policies and management failures.
Amy Goldstein and Lena H. Sun
About 365,000 people chose health plans in the first two months of enrollment as flaws were fixed.
(Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg)
Ariana Eunjung Cha
A Q and A about the Affordable Care Act.
(Carolyn Kaster / AP)
Patients, doctors allege that some health exchange insurance plan designs are discriminatory.
Online enrollment has improved, but duplicate applications and other issues are triggering error messages.
Several Hispanic advocacy groups will test out CuidadoDeSalud.gov as part of a “soft launch.”
(Karen Bleier / AFP/Getty Images)
Amy Goldstein and Juliet Eilperin
Obama administration officials say the error rate has declined since the problem-ridden first two months.
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