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As Covered California goes live, debate continues about ACA
Sacramento Business Journal

More than three years after the Affordable Care Act was signed, a central pillar of the law — the requirement that all individuals have insurance or pay a penalty — is about to take effect. To help people buy affordable coverage, health insurance exchanges kicked off open enrollment Oct. 1. Coverage starts Jan. 1. New insurance rules that prohibit insurers from denying coverage to anyone with pre-existing conditions take effect the same day.