Martin De Montvalon

For Martin De Montvalon's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

U.S. shutdown obscured rocky debut of 'Obamacare'

Oct 19, 2013

U.S. shutdown obscured rocky debut of 'Obamacare'

Technical problems have hobbled the website for signing up millions of uninsured Americans for health care, but they have been largely overshadowed by the 16-day government shutdown. The government’s healthcare.gov site, launched on Oct. 1, was supposed to spearhead President Barack Obama’s sweeping health ...