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Obamacare Rollout Encounters Problems


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A message is seen on the computer indicating that there are too many visitors on the Affordable Care Act site to continue on October 8, 2013, in Miami, Florida.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images
A message is seen on the computer indicating that there are too many visitors on the Affordable Care Act site to continue on October 8, 2013, in Miami, Florida.

Since state insurance exchanges opened for enrollment earlier this month, they have run into a number of glitches. Covered California pulled its online directory of medical providers due to labeling mistakes, and grappled with other computer problems. We discuss what this means for those trying to get insured, and the insurance companies, in preparation for the rollout of Obamacare.

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:

  • Dan Diamond, managing editor of "Daily Briefing," the Advisory Board's newsletter; and contributor to Forbes and California Healthline
  • Dana Howard, Media & Public Affairs, Covered California
  • Lisa Aliferis, health editor for KQED News and editor of the State of Health blog
  • Sabrina Corlette, research professor at the Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University

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