After a long hard-fought struggle, President Obama was able to roll out his nationwide healthcare reforms, under the Affordable Care Act, also known more informally as Obamacare. In Oct. of 2013, open enrollment began online, but with the site plagued with bugs, all eyes were on the President and his fumble.
Despite the bumps along the way, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the act features free preventative care, prescription discounts for seniors, lowered healthcare costs, and new consumer protection against fraud. So far, the results among Americans are mixed.
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