Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Begins

Monday, Mar 24, 2014 at 11:30 PM PDT

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 24, 2014 at 05:25 PM PDT

Covered CA Deadline 1 Week Away

Covered CA Deadline 1 Week Away

We've been talking about it for years, but now, the final deadline to sign up for Obamacare is one week away. That means if you don't have health insurance, you have until next Monday, March 31 to sign up...

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

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 08:43 PM PST

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...

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 at 04:13 AM PST

March Health Care Deadline Looms

March Health Care Deadline Looms

Nearly every citizen of the United States must be signed up for health insurance by March 31 or risk paying a fine. But as recently as last month, three-fourths of the uninsured didn't know there was a March 31...

Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014 at 09:50 PM PST

Restaurant Putting Healthcare Surcharge on Bills

Restaurant Putting Healthcare Surcharge on Bills

Under new laws, some restaurants will soon have to start giving health insurance to their employees. One Los Angeles restaurant has started charging customers a 3 percent surcharge and putting it right on the...

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 04:21 PM PST

Businesses Get More Time on Obamacare Mandate

Businesses Get More Time on Obamacare Mandate

The U.S. government on Monday delayed another part of President Barack Obama's health reform law, saying medium-sized businesses would not face a tax penalty until 2016 for not providing employees with...

Thursday, Feb 6, 2014 at 12:45 PM PST

Obamacare Foes to Newly Insured: Put Down the Donut

Obamacare Foes to Newly Insured: Put Down the Donut

Critics of the Affordable Care Act have a message for the millions of Americans who have enrolled in health insurance on the Obamacare websites: Enough with the junk food.

Saturday, Feb 1, 2014 at 01:05 PM PST

Covered CA Hired Felons to Enroll Californians

Covered CA Hired Felons to Enroll Californians

Covered California, the state agency responsible for handling Obamacare, hired convicted felons to enroll Californians, according to the agency.

Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 at 04:13 AM PST

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.

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.

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