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Navigating the Affordable Care Act, whose health insurance exchanges open Tuesday
Washington Post

It’s time for the Affordable Care Act’s first big test. On Tuesday, the online health insurance marketplaces — the centerpiece of President Obama’s health-care law — are scheduled to open for business. The plan is for millions of Americans to go online to compare health plans, find out if they’re eligible for federal help with premiums and buy coverage. But problems — which include the District’s announcement on Wednesday that a major part of its online marketplace will not be ready Tuesday — could impede the program’s debut.