Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Begins

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 at 07:13 AM EST

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...

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 07:21 PM EST

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 03:45 PM EST

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.

Friday, Jan 31, 2014 at 11:48 PM EST

Del. Doc Says Obamacare is a Disaster

Del. Doc Says Obamacare is a Disaster

Dr. Douglas Lavenburg doesn't know if he will be able to stay in business and he says it's all because of Obamacare.

Friday, Jan 31, 2014 at 11:48 PM EST

Pregnant Doc Left in Insurance Jam

Pregnant Doc Left in Insurance Jam

This doctor is having a baby in a few weeks, but she doesn't know if she'll have insurance.

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.

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 at 12:49 PM EST

Obamacare: A Midterm Report Card

Obamacare: A Midterm Report Card

The Obama administration has released enrollment statistics for the first three months. There’s much we now know, but even more that we don’t.

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.

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 08:06 PM EST

More Than 81K Sign up in Pa. for Insurance

More Than 81K Sign up in Pa. for Insurance

Government figures released Monday show that more than 81,000 Pennsylvanians have enrolled under the federal health care law, a sharp increase from the 11,800 who were signed up at the end of November.

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014 at 12:03 AM EST

Locals Report Problems With Insurance

Locals Report Problems With Insurance

An NBC10 viewer called to say he was having trouble getting his prescriptions at the pharmacy. NBC10's Denise Nakano found out it's part of a wider problem.

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.