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Our all-star panel, including Sarah Kliff of the Washington Post and Peggy Girshman of Kaiser Health News, discuss via webcast key issues journalists need to know about covering the Affordable Care Act implementation.

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As the nation prepares for the Affordable Care Act, some undocumented parents have found themselves in an immigration and health care bind: how do they enroll their child in a health care exchange without disclosing their immigration status?

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While government officials say signing up for health insurance will be like buying an airline ticket online, it won’t be. Clicking your way to Paris is a lot easier and much more fun than understanding coinsurance from Blue Cross.

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The average man or woman on the street who needs insurance doesn’t care one whit what policy wonks and partisan bloggers have to say about premium costs. They will decide to buy or not buy based on their pocketbooks, a point overlooked in the media rush to report the spin.

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For my fellowship project, I set out to answer as many possible questions and scenarios that might happen when the Affordable Care Act rolls out, in the hope of preventing some confusion later on.

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As Obamacare outreach efforts ramp up around the country, the question on everyone’s mind is "who will enroll?" But those who are especially in the know wonder if "hard-to reach" people even know about the programs available to them.

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Whether through the Medi-Cal expansion or Covered California's individual insurance plans, the Affordable Care Act will give the state's immigrant population more options for health care. But questions remain about how readily they will adopt the new options and if they can afford them.

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Enrollment drives are underway across the country, as community clinics, health care advocates and faith-based organizations make a push to find the uninsured and help them get ready to obtain it.

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Efforts all across California aim to educate and enroll those newly eligible for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.

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As the Affordable Care Act rolls out in 2014, tens of millions of uninsured Americans will gain access to health coverage. But at least 3 million Californians will remain uninsured, including low-income adults and 1 million undocumented residents.

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