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7 things to watch about Obamacare
San Francisco Chronicle

1) Enrollment obstacles
ACA proponents, including Executive Director Peter Lee at Covered California, are convinced the web site’s glitches and back-end enrollment confirmation snafus will soon be a thing of the past. But if infrastructure problems continue to plague Covered California, it could have trouble reaching its goals and covering its expenses once $910 million in federal subsidies run dry. By next Jan. 1, Covered California must be self sustaining and can’t be bailed out by the state, and it’s projecting a $70 million-plus deficit for fiscal 2015.