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Third year of ACA sign-up starts, on time but with muted fanfare
Washington Post

Enrollment in and state insurance marketplaces created under the Affordable Care Act opened smoothly and on time Sunday, although accompanied by further turbulence within a group of innovative health plans that the law pioneered.

“We are starting again. The marketplace is open for business,” Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell announced, surrounded by balloons, jazz and steel-drum music, and banks of enrollment helpers in the lobby of the Martin Luther King Jr. Library in downtown Washington.