Rebooting Obamacare

The disastrous launch of the Affordable Care Act is a thing of the past, claims the White House, thanks to a two-month, all-hands-on-deck repair effort that has rendered functional at last. Federal officials say they have found and fixed some 400 software bugs, allowing the site to handle up to 800,000 consumers a day.

But new problems keep cropping up. A top U.S. health official recently admitted that the government has not yet built a system to send federal subsidy payments to insurance companies--a critical mechanism for making coverage affordable. And insurers have said does...

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