President Plans to Fix Obamacare

    US President Barack Obama speaks  in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on November 14, 2013 in Washington, DC. Obama said at the start that the US will continue to provide aid to Typhoon Haiyan victims. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Acknowledging his signature law's “rough” rollout, President Obama said today he had instituted a patch to the Affordable Care Act. The fix will save insurance policies that were supposed to dissolve at the end of this year. Insurance companies will be required, however, to inform customers if their plans don’t comply with Obamacare’s rules about minimum benefits. Obama specifically addressed complaints from people who were notified that they could not keep the insurance they already have, despite having reiterated the motto “if you like your health care, you can keep it,” in the lead-up to the law’s enactment. "You deserve better," he said.

    Read it at The Washington Post