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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
(Brian Snyder / Reuters)
A part of HealthCare.gov intended for small businesses has opened a year after a delay, but some doubt it will soon benefit millions of eligible U.S. workers.
(Don Ryan / AP)
Half of those choosing health plans are new to the federal insurance marketplace, officials say.
The Affordable Care Act is not causing much loss of employer-sponsored coverage so far.
Amy Goldstein and Jason Millman
The early hours of open enrollment appeared devoid of the troubles that plagued last year’s debut.
(Jon Elswick / Ap)
Obama administration tailors HealthCare.gov messages to
(HealthCare.gov / The Washington Post)
Some preparations are coming down to the wire as health officials and contractors scramble ahead of open enrollment, which starts in less than a week.
(HealthCare.com / The Washington Post)
Administration officials announced that consumers will be able to look at details of plans without registering.
(Amy Jones / AP)
Lena H. Sun
Federal health officials say those who lose coverage can reapply to regain coverage, if eligible.
(NHTSA / NHTSA)
Regulators also lowered premium rates for Kaiser Foundation, Evergreen, All Savers health plans.
(KAREN BLEIER / Agence France-Presse via Getty Images)
Obama administration urges 300,000 to submit proof of eligibility based on citizenship or immigration status.
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