Now on Kaiser Health News' blog, Phil Galewitz reports on how consumers can begin enrolling in new insurance marketplaces: "Consumers in most states can start the process of enrolling in Obamacare today — but they won't be able to compare health insurance prices or buy coverage in the new federally run insurance online marketplaces until Oct. 1, administration officials said Monday" (Galewitz, 8/5).
Also on the blog, watch Galewitz on C-SPAN's Washington Journal Monday where he talked about health insurance rates in states' health law marketplaces. KHN reporters will be returning to C-SPAN's Washington Journal each Monday throughout the summer (8/5). Checkout what else is on the blog.
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