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The Splintering of America’s Health System Is Underway
National Journal Magazine

Red-State America’s abdication on Obamacare sparked fears of a nation divided, one in which some citizens enjoyed shiny new insurance exchanges while their brethren languished in failed or failing systems.

Today, that nightmare is nigh: The federally run exchanges are at a near-standstill thanks to a website so buggy that Jon Stewart christened it a “dot-turd,” while a handful of state exchanges are beating their enrollment goals handily. And barring a rapid turnaround in the federal exchanges’ fortunes, the splintering of America’s health-care system is underway.