This week, the Health Insurance Marketplace opened online, providing a simple way to get affordable health coverage. Applicants are able to compare all their coverage options side-by-side, learn if they can achieve lower costs based on their income, and enroll in a plan that fits both needs and budgets. Find out more about the process here.
The big news has been of course the government shutdown. Aside from the closure of national parks, the suspension of services and no work for some federal employees, the shutdown is impacting upon the following: