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Now that the federal government is open again, the attention of the public, media and, of course, politicians, will turn, as it should, to whether the Obama administration will be able to make the glitch-plagued health insurance exchanges work. Read more»

To avoid owing a penalty for not having health insurance next year, what’s the deadline for buying a plan? Read more»

Don Hughes, a health-care adviser to Gov. Jan Brewer, said Arizona decided to pass on the opportunity to run its own health-insurance exchange and leave the job to the federal government because there were just too many unanswered questions about how it would be regulated.

Arizona gave up on running its own health-insurance exchange and turned the job over to the federal government instead because of uncertainty over how a state program would work, an Arizona official testified Thursday. Read more»

Healthcare.gov, the website created by the new health law to be a one-stop consumer resource, today unveiled detailed cost and benefits information about health plans available in the individual insurance market. It's the first time such data have been made public - either by the government or industry. Read more»