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How The Health Law Is Playing In The States

The Washington Post offers a table documenting how the overhaul is doing while USA Today chronicles successes and failures in three specific states.  

The Washington Post: How Obamacare Has Fared In Each State
A lot of ink has been spilled on the troubled rollout of the president’s landmark health-care law, but contextualizing it has been difficult (if not downright confusing). Earlier this week, our graphics department colleague Kennedy Elliott put together an easy-to-read table documenting how Obamacare has fared in each state, so we thought we’d make some charts (Chokshi, 11/21).

USA Today: How Health Care Law Is Playing Out In Three States
In August, USA Today reporters chronicled how residents of three states -- California, Texas and West Virginia -- were preparing for the Oct. 1 debut of the health care program, President Obama's signature legislative achievement. Now, eight weeks into its rocky rollout, that trio of states provides a window into the setbacks and successes of the controversial law (Schmit, Jervis and Toppo, 11/21).

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