Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Begins

Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 at 07:13 AM EST

Why Your Boss May Be Taking Note of Obamacare Exchanges

Why Your Boss May Be Taking Note of Obamacare Exchanges

Premiums on the new government health exchanges are lower than the average premium paid by the majority of Americans who have employer-based coverage, according to a new report released Thursday.

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at 07:52 AM EST

State Efforts to Cripple Obamacare Are Working: Study

State Efforts to Cripple Obamacare Are Working: Study

States whose governments resist Obamacare also hinder efforts to get people signed up for health insurance, a new study reports.

Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014 at 09:28 AM EST

Insured, Finally: Obamacare Coverage Kicks In

Insured, Finally: Obamacare Coverage Kicks In

Insurance policies bought on the Obamacare exchanges kicked in Wednesday for more than 2 million Americans, setting the stage for a test of how well the president's signature health care law would really work.

Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013 at 03:54 PM EST

Over 2 Million Have Enrolled on Obamacare Sites: W.H.

Over 2 Million Have Enrolled on Obamacare Sites: W.H.

That figure marked a big improvement from the early weeks of the Obamacare signups, when website users faced many technical difficulties, and on a teleconference Tuesday, Health and Human Services Secretary...

Friday, Dec 27, 2013 at 11:54 PM EST

Deadline for Health Insurance in Md. Near

Deadline for Health Insurance in Md. Near

Maryland health officials said Friday that enrollment in private health insurance on the state exchange increased by more than 50 percent during the third week of December, totaling 11,715 signups since the...

Thursday, Dec 26, 2013 at 10:01 PM EST

Deadline for Health Insurance in Md.

Deadline for Health Insurance in Md.

Tomorrow is deadline day in Maryland. It's the last day to sign up for coverage on Jan. 1 under the state's new health insurance exchange. But online and over-the-phone, would-be customers say the website is...

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 at 03:44 PM EST

Federal Exchange Deadline Extended for ACA Coverage

Federal Exchange Deadline Extended for ACA Coverage

Those enrolling in the federal healthcare exchange will get an extra day to sign up, ensuring they receive coverage starting Jan. 1.

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

AP's Top Story of 2013: Obama's Health Care Overhaul

AP's Top Story of 2013: Obama's Health Care Overhaul

The botched rollout of President Barack Obama's health care law was the top story of 2013, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors. It was followed by the Boston...

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 at 01:18 PM EST

Obamacare Sticker Shock Ahead for Some Buyers

Obamacare Sticker Shock Ahead for Some Buyers

Tuesday at midnight is the last chance to sign up to receive health insurance coverage on the government exchanges beginning on Jan. 1. Many people who have been busy sizing up policies on the new government...

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

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...

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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.
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