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Obamacare policies change for 2015 to provide more flexibility

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  • Alex Wayne
Published
  • March 05 2014, 8:54am EST

(Bloomberg) — With mid-term elections bearing down, the government changed its regulation of Obamacare to give consumers and states more flexibility to decide on their health plans, insurers more time to sign up customers and taxpayers a chance to avoid more costs.

The changes, announced Wednesday by the Health and Human Services Department and the Treasury Department, are designed to smooth enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as it moves into everyday use.

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