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    Health Care Reform:

    Health Insurance & Affordable Care Act

    By Kevin S. Austin

    Reviewed by Lisa Zamosky

    WebMD Health News

    WebMD Resources for Affordable Care Act Enrollment

    Oct. 1, 2013 -- Today the online “doors” swing open on the new health insurance Marketplaces. In every state and in Washington, D.C., millions of uninsured Americans will be able to shop for and buy health insurance offered through the Affordable Care Act. Despite years of preparation, that’s news to most Americans. More than 70% of people without insurance don’t realize that today is opening day of a 6-month open enrollment period, according to a poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation.

    Whether you know about the Marketplaces or are learning about them for the first time, WebMD has a number of resources ready to help. They include:

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    Finding low-cost health insurance.
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    Get the facts on health insurance.
     
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