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This photo provided by HHS shows the main landing web page for HealthCare.gov. (AP Photo/HHS)

Health exchange rollout gets poor reviews

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government’s new health insurance marketplaces are drawing lots of rotten tomatoes in early reviews, but people are at least checking them out. Seven percent of Americans report that somebody in their […]

10/10/2013

A computer screen shows a website run by the federal government where people can enroll for health care exchanges. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Questionable design blamed for health website woes

WASHINGTON (AP) — A design decision to require that consumers create online accounts before they can browse available health plans under President Barack Obama’s overhaul appears to have led to many of the program’s technical […]

10/08/2013

Paper work to sign-up for new plans through a health insurance exchange. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

A bumpy first day for new insurance marketplaces

CHICAGO (AP) — For millions of Americans trying to log in, the online insurance marketplaces created by the new health care law began with a stalled website, an error message or a menu that didn’t […]

10/02/2013

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California health exchange opens for enrollment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians who buy their own health insurance and those who have been hoping for coverage began using the state’s online marketplace Tuesday after it opened for business on the first day […]

10/01/2013

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Under fire, ‘Obamacare’ going live – with glitches

WASHINGTON (AP) – Contentious from its conception, President Barack Obama’s health care law has survived the Supreme Court, a battle for the White House and rounds of budget brinkmanship. Now comes the ultimate test: the […]

09/30/2013

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about the Affordable Care Act, Sept. 26, 2013, at Prince George's Community College in Largo, Md. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Health law online sign-up delayed for small firms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Days before the debut of new online insurance markets, a couple of last-minute technical glitches with President Barack Obama’s health care law are making supporters anxious and giving opponents a new line […]

09/26/2013

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The conversation continues over Obamacare

In just 8 days the new health insurance exchanges will begin accepting applications under the Affordable Care Act. With so little time left, you’d think people would have a clear understanding of what they have […]

09/23/2013

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Health care calculator

This tool will help you estimate approximate costs and government subsidies with personally tailored results and details on how insurance payments might vary.

09/20/2013

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Clearing up the confusion over Obamacare

The Obamacare health insurance marketplaces open in just three weeks. But a majority of Americans are still confused about how the Affordable Care Act is going to impact them. Penny and Phil spoke with Dr. […]

09/09/2013

AP chart shows what health insurers are anticipated to charge in various states for coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Health law coverage may track workplace cost shift

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s health care law appears to mirror a trend in job-based insurance, where employees are being nudged into cost-saving plans that require them to pay a bigger share of their […]

09/05/2013

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