Obamacare Explained: How to Use the Internet for Health Care

Article Written by:  Fran Berkman   Taken From:  mashable.com

If it’s for sale, you can probably get in on the Internet.

Health care is the newest commodity to become widely available to United States residents for purchase online — but you won’t find it on Amazon or eBay.

As a part of the Affordable Care Act, more colloquially known as “Obamacare,” those seeking health care coverage can now obtain it through online marketplaces, depending on their state of residence. Those marketplaces opened for business on Tuesday, even as the government shut down and members of Congress continued to butt heads over the controversial law.

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