October 1, 2013 at 8:20 AM
Rewind: Tracking the first day of the Affordable Care Act
It’s finally here — the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, launched today. By March, everyone must have health insurance or pay a penalty. Most people who currently have insurance provided by their employer won’t be affected.
In Washington state, the insurance-exchange marketplace opened this morning as the Washington Healthplanfinder, a one-stop shopping site to help people find health insurance.
We tracked how people were experiencing this first day of Obamacare here and in our HealthCare Checkup blog:
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