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Two years in, Obamacare still complex, uncertain


ST. PAUL -- The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act may simply be called "Obamacare," but no one calls it simple.

And despite its name, Americans should not expect health-care costs to drop any time soon.

The law was signed two years ago, but most who would be affected waited to see what the courts and voters decided before digging too deeply into it. Those issues have been resolved and, with a deadline looming in 10 months, the scramble is on to implement Obamacare.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.