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A sign encouraging uninsured people to sign up for the Affordable Care Act, better known as ObamaCare, is displayed for patients as they enter a branch of the Metopolitan Family Health network, on Oct. 3, 2013 in Jersey City, N.J. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

At Least 23 People In South Dakota Sign Up For Obamacare In First 2 Weeks

At least 23 people in South Dakota have signed up for health insurance in the first two weeks policies have been offered through an Internet exchange that’s part of President Barack Obama’s health care law.

10/18/2013

A pamphlet for the Affordable Care Act, better known as ObamaCare, sits on a table at a branch of the Metopolitan Family Health network, on Oct. 3, 2013 in Jersey City, N.J. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Obamacare Enrollment Breakdown By States Omitted In Version Released To Public

The Obama administration’s internal projections called for strong enrollment in the states in the first year of new health insurance markets, according to unpublished estimates obtained by The Associated Press. Whether those expectations will bear out is unclear.

10/16/2013

President Barack Obama walks alongside Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius arrive to speak about the Affordable Care Act, as well as the government shutdown in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 1, 2013. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Shrugged Off GAO Report That Timely Marketplace Rollouts Could Not Be Guaranteed

The pressure is on for the federal government and states running their own health insurance exchanges to get the systems up and running after overloaded websites and jammed phone lines frustrated consumers for a second day as they tried to sign up for coverage using the new marketplaces.

10/03/2013

File photo of a doctor's office. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

La. Insurance Commissioner: Complexity Of Obamacare ‘Is Mind-Boggling’

Louisiana’s insurance commissioner said Monday that there is “no way at all” that people have enough information to make decisions when the new health insurance marketplaces created by the federal Affordable Care Act open next week.

09/23/2013

Nearly half of U.S. births (48 percent) are paid for by Medicaid -- a number likely to increase in 2014, as some states will extend Medicaid to thousands of uninsured, low-income women under the Affordable Care Act. (ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Nearly Half of U.S. Childbirths Paid For By Medicaid

Nearly half of U.S. births are paid for by Medicaid — a number likely to increase in 2014, as some states will extend Medicaid to thousands of uninsured, low-income women under the Affordable Care Act.

09/04/2013

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