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This is a compilation of Kossacks' experiences with the Obamacare exchanges, positive and negative, extracted with links from comments and diaries. I scanned recent diaries and comments, hoping to see lots of successes, and few failures. Disappointingly, that was not what I found.

Follow me below the fold as we keep a list. But first: I've noticed that several people are stuck on the screen that reads, in red, In Progress. From that screen you must click on the kind of coverage you want, to begin to select your plan. Check lookit's excellent You want to see for more details and screenshots.

If you're having trouble, and you post in the comments here, people who have succeeded will try to help you troubleshoot.

Successfully enrolled:

domestic goddess, Nov. 16
CoyoteMarti, Nov. 16
edr, Nov. 2 or so
countrycat, Nov. 16
DWKING, Nov. 17
Constantly Amazed, Nov. 18
the dogs sockpuppet's nanny, Nov. 18
Rock Strongo's friend "Kate", Nov. 17
TheSaint's son, Nov. 18
ursofakingwetoded, Nov. 18 (Vermont exchange)
agent, Nov. 18
ImpactAv, Nov. 14
Liberal for Life's niece, Nov. 14
MisguidedAngel's sister, Nov. 16

Successfully set up account, will enroll when they choose a plan:
Brainwrap, Nov. 18
Captain America, Nov. 16
araguato, Nov. 18 (New York)

Working fine, unspecified:
BennyToothpick, Nov. 16
Informed Diva, three weeks before Nov. 16

Still having trouble:
davehouck, Nov. 16
IanS, Nov. 16
wc1der, Nov. 16
jazzmaniac, Nov. 16
tle, Nov. 16
hungrycoyote, Nov. 16
Rp, Nov. 16
Grabber by the Heel, Nov. 16 (Oregon exchange)
Alfred E Newman, Nov. 16 (Oregon exchange)
The Dude 415, Nov. 16
shades at midnite, Nov. 17
Ray in TX, Nov. 16
manucpa, Nov. 16
NotGeorgeWill, Nov. 16
Calvin V's brother, Nov. 16
sewanneepat, Nov. 18
pollwatcher, Nov. 18 (Colorado)
peacestpete, Nov. 17
zenbassoon, Nov. 17
tcdup, Nov. 17
NinetyWt, Nov. 17
humanistique, Nov. 18
cameoanne, Nov. 18

For information on signups nationally, check Brainwrap's spreadsheet Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) Signups/Applications (w/Medicaid Expansion).

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