Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Begins

Mar 31, 2014

Schumer: Obamacare Won't Be Key Issue in 2014 Election

Schumer: Obamacare Won't Be Key Issue in 2014 Election

Sen. Charles Schumer (D- N.Y.) said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” that “the number one issue in the 2014 election is not going to be Obamacare or the deficit. It is going to be who can get the middle class...

Dec 20, 2013

Feds Offer New Obamacare Exemption

Feds Offer New Obamacare Exemption

The Obama administration gave another break to people losing their health insurance coverage late Thursday, offering a special hardship exemption to patients who want the extremely cheap, minimal plans known as...

Mar 31, 2014

Sebelius Pledges "Relentless" Push to Fix Health Site

Sebelius Pledges "Relentless" Push to Fix Health Site

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius promised a “relentless” push to continue improving the HealthCare.gov website and announced an inspector general review of the process that led to...

Mar 31, 2014

365K Bought Insurance on Health Exchanges in Oct., Nov.

365K Bought Insurance on Health Exchanges in Oct., Nov.

Those numbers — which cover October and November, but not the sign-ups thus far for December — show that the pace of enrollments picked up after the rocky rollout of the initially glitch-riddled HealthCare.gov...

Dec 4, 2013

Obama on Obamacare: "We're Not Repealing It"

Obama on Obamacare: "We're Not Repealing It"

Repeal Obamacare? Not on my watch, the president defiantly insisted Tuesday, amid much-publicized technical woes for his signature health care reform law's online insurance exchanges.

Mar 31, 2014

Congressman: Healthcare.gov Security "Breathtakingly" Bad

Congressman: Healthcare.gov Security "Breathtakingly" Bad

As the Obama administration claimed major progress in getting its health care enrollment web site running, Republican opponents of the Affordable Care Act renewed their criticism Sunday.

Mar 31, 2014

Feds: Obamacare Site "Night and Day” From October

Feds: Obamacare Site "Night and Day” From October

Obama administration officials said Sunday, Healthcare.gov is much better, working more than 90 percent of the time and up to the promised capacity of 50,000 users at any given time, NBC News reported.

Nov 22, 2013

Obamacare Website Sign-Up Deadline Extended 1 Week

Obamacare Website Sign-Up Deadline Extended 1 Week

Trying to buy healthcare on the glitch-laden Obamacare website? You've got another week to do it.

Mar 31, 2014

Obama: We "Underestimated" Website Woes

Obama: We "Underestimated" Website Woes

President Obama said Tuesday that his administration "underestimated" how difficult it would be to launch the troubled Healthcare.gov website, but that partisanship is also to blame for the law's botched...

Mar 31, 2014

CMS Official Grilled on Health Care Site Security Issues

CMS Official Grilled on Health Care Site Security Issues

A CMS official was in the hot seat on Tuesday at a House hearing for the botched rollout of the federal health care website.

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.