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'Obamacare' starts signing people up, creating accounts online

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Americans now have the opportunity to sign up for "Obamacare," but they will have to wait a little longer to actually pick and choose insurance plans.

Leading up to the Oct. 1 launch of open enrollment under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law, administration officials announced Monday of last week that the Affordable Care Act is a step closer to reality for millions of uninsured Americans.

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said consumers can now go online to healthcare.gov and create personal accounts by establishing a username and password.

However, serious shopping will have to wait until sometime in September, when details on insurance plans and premiums offered in local areas will become available through the new online marketplace.

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