The Department of Health and Human Service has significantly expanded information available on the HealthCare.gov Web site mandated under the Accountable Care Act to aid consumers in selecting and purchasing health insurance.

HealthCare.gov went live in July but with spotty information from insurers in five categories: services covered, physician locator, drug benefits, price estimates, and a phone number and Web address to contact the plan. Many of the plans only had information listed in some of the categories and none had price estimates.

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