An independent government agency has cast doubt on the Obama administration’s ability to meet a key deadline in rolling out the president’s controversial health-care law. Come Oct. 1, Americans are supposed to be able to sign up for coverage under the law and seek government assistance to pay for it.
In Florida, about 2 million residents are expected to be eligible for some amount of government subsidy to help pay for the cost. Coverage would go into effect in January.
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Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Laura Green covers the economy, Medicare and Social Security from Washington, D.C. Her emphasis is Washington’s effect on Florida and Palm Beach County taxpayers.