Obama's tarnished health care law at a crossroads

December 31, 2013 7:30 PM

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Obama's tarnished health care law at a crossroads

WASHINGTON (AP) - All things good, bad and unpredictable converge Jan. 1 for President Barack Obama's health care overhaul as the law's major benefits take effect, along with an unpopular insurance mandate and a risk of more nerve-wracking disruptions to coverage.

The changes bring big improvements for some, including Howard Kraft of Lincolnton, N.C. A painful spinal problem left him unable to work as a hotel bellman. But he's got coverage because federal law now forbids insurers from turning away people with health problems. "I am not one of these people get...

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