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What needs a fact-check on health care?

By Angie Drobnic Holan
Published on Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 at 10:56 a.m.

On Oct. 1, a key part of the federal health care law, also known as Obamacare, begins: the opening of state-based health insurance exchanges where people can buy coverage. The exchanges, now called marketplaces by the federal government, are expected to have a major impact on how individuals shop for insurance.

People on Medicare will get their health coverage just like they always have. And people who get health insurance through work will continue to do so. But for the minority of people who are marketplace customers, there’s a lot to think about over the coming weeks.

We’ve been reporting on Obamacare since it was a campaign idea back in 2007, and we plan to continue our coverage as the law goes into effect.

This is where you come in. Please send questions and issues you would like to read about to PolitiFact deputy editor Angie Drobnic Holan at holan@politifact.com. Let us know what claims you think need a fact-check, or if you have questions about your own coverage. Please include contact information for questions about coverage.

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