October 4, 2013
This week on Basic Black, Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act, began on October 1st. The signature legislation of President Obama's administration went live online, with millions attempting to access the applications. Although its launch was marked by a government shutdown and systems crashing under the weight of consumers eager to learn more, will this health insurance marketplace become a defining moment of President Obama's legacy? And will the marketplace be the answer to the health care problems of those who need it most?