Obamacare price comparison site gets mixed reviews

There are some good things about the website that is currently off the radar, politically speaking, but that may be a central point of attack in the coming weeks. Then again, there are bad parts to it as well.

Tomorrow, for the first time, Americans will be able to easily compare health insurance plans. President Obama’s signature piece of legislation to overhaul the healthcare system, The Affordable Care Act, is betting that price comparison websites will disrupt health insurance the way Travelocity disrupted airline prices. It’s a nice theory, but crippling IT glitches, political roadblocks, and sneaky insurance options may throw a wrench in the President’s plans.

Here’s what you need to know about the online comparison program and how it could impact prices.

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