CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- It's controversial. Complicated. It’s downright confusing. Whether you're ready or not, the Affordable Health Care Law also known as “Obamacare” goes into effect October 1, 2013.
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The act goes into effect barring any surprising moves on Capitol Hill leading into October 1, 2013 -- every American will be required to get insurance by 2014 or face a penalty.