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Critics and boosters alike agree that the full implementation of Obamacare will be complicated and nerve-wracking for some people. Here’s how journalists can help.

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As the deadline for the Affordable Care Act’s implementation draws nearer, the largest state in the union and often a bellwether, has revealed its plans and rates for a key element of health reform – the Health Insurance Marketplace. 

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Insurance premium rate hikes just keep coming. With these increases come lots of questions from the public, questions that journalists will be asked to address. Here's a primer on some of the nuts and bolts of rates and premiums, which, not so incidently are key to Obamacare's success or failure.

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A new report finds a 10 percent drop in those getting insurance from their employer over the past decade. Many are asking whether the Affordable Care Act will reverse or accelerate that trend.

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The state insurance exchanges are some of the biggest health care stories waiting to be told. But their daunting complexity means reporters could use some help in making sense of it all. Here are some key questions to keep in mind.

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Community clinics, doctors and medical facilities are already struggling to provide appropriate, culturally competent medical translation to diverse populations, and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act could exacerbate the situation.

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The Guardian newspaper follows the saga of Liz Fowler, healthcare lobbyist extraordinaire, who recently left the White House for a senior level position leading global health policy at Johnson & Johnson’s government affairs and policy group.

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Medicare barely covers the in-home care Eileen Hadidian, who was diagnosed with bone cancer 2002, needs in order to remain in a comfortable environment. Now, she's facing bankruptcy.

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A journalist details his long and frustrating battle to get affordable health insurance, which has turned on the definition of the word "creditable."

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As health reform gets underway, will employers still provide health insurance for workers or leave them to fend for themselves in the new insurance exchanges? We sort out the issues and offer resources for your work.

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