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8 things to know about Obamacare (that you were too afraid to ask)

Adam Jeffery | CNBC

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Explaining Obamacare

Obamacare, aka the Affordable Care Act, is about to kick in big-time Oct. 1, and with it new rules about getting and giving of health insurance. The idea behind the still-controversial law is to get as many people access to affordable health insurance, expand the benefits they receive, and hopefully increase their overall health while reducing the growth of health-care costs nationally.

By CNBC's Dan Mangan
Posted 25 Sept. 2013

Adam Jeffery | CNBC