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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
Obamacare: Beyond the website
Obamacare: Beyond the website

While it's too early to declare the new Maryland health insurance exchange website a complete success, its largely smooth launch this week offers the prospect that this open enrollment period will be focused less on the technology and more on ensuring Marylanders are getting access to high quality, affordable health care. The truth is, it takes a lot more than a well-functioning website to accomplish that. President Barack Obama could hardly have picked a less apt metaphor when he bragged (well before last year's disastrous launch of that the new exchanges would make buying insurance just as easy as buying a book on Picking the right health insurance...