The Jan. 1 episode of The Motley Fool's Market Check-Up features Fool health-care analyst David Williamson discussing the biggest stories affecting Big Pharma, biotech stocks, and the health-insurance industry today.
The stock market is closed on the first day of 2014, but the New Year's holiday hasn't stopped Obamacare from going live. The Affordable Care Act has been the law of the land for years, but the most tangible part for millions of Americans will be new insurance coverage. Enrollment on the healthcare.gov marketplace surged in December, and, if also including the Medicaid expansion, roughly 6 million newly insured Americans begin coverage today.
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