Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Begins

Thursday, Feb 5, 2015 at 09:44 PM EST

Push for Health Insurance Enrollment

Push for Health Insurance Enrollment

New Jersey and federal officials called on uninsured residents to enroll in a health care plan before the end of an Affordable Care Act open enrollment period.

Friday, Dec 12, 2014 at 05:07 PM EST

How Fear of Occupy Wall Street Undermined Sandy Relief

How Fear of Occupy Wall Street Undermined Sandy Relief

Red Cross responders say there was a ban on working with the widely praised Occupy Sandy relief group because it was seen as politically unpalatable.

Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 at 06:39 AM EST

Hopes and Fears as ACA Enrollment Begins

Hopes and Fears as ACA Enrollment Begins

The second sign-up season under President Barack Obama's health overhaul opened Saturday, with hopes that this time consumers will have a positive experience.

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at 10:31 AM EST

4 Questions Before You Renew Health Coverage

4 Questions Before You Renew Health Coverage

The health care overhaul makes renewing insurance so easy you don't have to do a thing. However, there are many reasons to resist this temptation.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 08:18 AM EDT

Obamacare Helped Nearly 10M Get Insurance: Gallup

Obamacare Helped Nearly 10M Get Insurance: Gallup

A new Gallup survey out on Wednesday shows that Obamacare has helped nearly 10 million Americans get new health insurance, NBC News reported.

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."...

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.