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Obamacare reforms come into force

1 January 2014 Last updated at 02:46 GMT

From today millions of Americans will receive healthcare cover for the first time as President Obama's reforms come into effect.

However, the law has been controversial and its rolling out was dogged with problems, which have cost President Obama support.

Rajini Vaidyanathan reports.

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