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Affordable Care Act Enrollment Begins

Sunday, Apr 13, 2014 at 01:27 PM EDT

Sebelius: Health Care Launch "Terribly Flawed"

Sebelius: Health Care Launch "Terribly Flawed"

Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said the administration's own predictions that the new health care law's online sign-up system would be ready by Oct. 1 were "just flat out wrong."...

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 07:31 AM EDT

Missed the Obamacare Deadline? Here's What You Should Know

Missed the Obamacare Deadline? Here's What You Should Know

Monday was the last day to enroll in a health insurance plan on the federal and state Obamacare exchanges. If you procrastinated, or if you're just wondering what happens next, here's what you need to know —...

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 06:58 AM EDT

Obamacare Sign-Ups May Hit 7M

Obamacare Sign-Ups May Hit 7M

President Barack Obama's health care overhaul was expected to see more than 7 million total sign-ups by deadline day, two unnamed government officials told The Associated Press. Seven million, thought to be out...

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 08:39 PM EDT

Deadline for Healthcare Enrollment Arrives

Deadline for Healthcare Enrollment Arrives

As the midnight deadline approaches, Maryland residents scramble to enroll in health plans.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 04:32 PM EDT

Obamacare Deadline Day Brings Website Glitches

Obamacare Deadline Day Brings Website Glitches

Healthcare.gov froze up twice on Monday, the final day before a midnight deadline to sign up for health insurance for 2014, NBC News reported.

Friday, Mar 28, 2014 at 07:00 PM EDT

Fines Loom With Healthcare Enrollment Deadline Approaching

Fines Loom With Healthcare Enrollment Deadline Approaching

Time is running out to get health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Monday is the deadline to sign-up or apply for an extension. As News4's Derrick Ward tells us, if you don't you could face a pretty hefty...

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 01:06 PM EDT

Affordable Care Act Deadline Looms

Affordable Care Act Deadline Looms

Efforts to get people to sign up for health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act are intensifying as a deadline for enrollment looms. News4's Zachary Kiesch has the story.

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 at 02:30 AM EDT

32 Million Underinsured in U.S.: Report

32 Million Underinsured in U.S.: Report

A new report finds that 32 million Americans were underinsured in 2012, meaning their health insurance was not able to cover their costs.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 04:47 AM EDT

Obama Reveals NCAA Picks, Touts "ACA Bracket" GIFs

Obama Reveals NCAA Picks, Touts "ACA Bracket" GIFs

President Barack Obama picked Michigan State to beat defending champions Louisville in the NCAA men's basketball tournament title game. The nation’s first basketball fan filled out his bracket in his annual...

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 at 11:43 PM EST

Obama Holds Town Hall on Latinos and Health Law

Obama Holds Town Hall on Latinos and Health Law

President Barack Obama urged uninsured Latinos to sign up for health care through new exchanges before the window closes at the end of March. The federal health care law doesn't cover immigrants who are in...

About ACA
Affordable Care Act is a United States federal statute signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. Together with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, it represents the most significant government expansion and regulatory overhaul of the country's healthcare system since the passage of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965.

Having trouble with healthcare.gov? Enroll or get information about Affordable Care Act plans by calling a specialist 24 hours a day at 800-318-2596.