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11:07 AM, Dec 17, 2013 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
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One could be forgiven for feeling qualms about the age of the Affordable Care Act, the dawning of which is now upon us. It would be difficult to be unaware of the troubles surrounding the new order in health care, some of which John Merline of IBD details in a piece that includes this:

The Washington Post reported this week that thousands of enrollment forms didn't make it to their insurers, and there's still a huge backlog of paper applications waiting to be processed. State-run exchanges are having problems, too. Many Californians who signed up through the state exchange say their insurers never got those records. As a result, they can't pay their premiums to make sure their coverage starts in two weeks. Sebelius tried to downplay any such problems at last week's hearing. "People will be enrolled," she said.

Feel better, now?

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