The State of the Affordable Care Act

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The online clearing house for the Obamacare exchanges went live on Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
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As the government shutdown finally wound down last week, the reality of the Affordable Care Act finally sunk in.

The healthcare exchanges officially launched on October 1st,  and according to Sarah Kliff, health policy reporter for the Washington Post, at least 200,000 Americans have already applied for health insurance through state exchanges. 

But glitches in the Obamacare computer system severely delayed many applications, and in a number of cases, insurance companies aren't getting the information they need from their new clients.  

Sarah Kliff examines the state of the exchanges and the future of the uninsured under the Affordable Care Act.