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Health exchanges need to work to overcome rough Oct. 1 rollout
Sacramento Bee

Known as “Mr. Social Security” and “The Man Who Built Medicare,” Wilbur J. Cohen defined good policy as “1 percent inspiration and 99 percent implementation.”

That will be true of Obamacare as well.

Overshadowed by the ignominious government shutdown, the health exchange marketplaces, where uninsured people can shop for coverage that begins on Jan. 1, opened up for business on Oct. 1. Sixteen states, including California, run their own exchanges.