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Analysis: A million Georgians and Tennesseans eligible for tax credits if they buy Obamacare online

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NASHVILLE - A new analysis finds that 387,000 Tennesseeans and 654,000 Georgians are eligible for tax credits if they buy their health care policies on the online insurance exchanges created under the federal Affordable Care Act.

The Kaiser Family Foundation's state-by-state analysis estimates 17 million people nationally will be eligible for tax credits under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, next year if they purchase coverage through the new exchanges.

Obamacare's federally operated exchanges, which cranked up Oct. 1, have gotten off to a rocky start. That's due to major problems with computer software that was supposed to provide users a seamless experience in signing up for the program and comparing and selecting insurance policies.

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