Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Begins

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.

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 07:31 AM EDT

Missed the Obamacare Deadline? Here's What You Should Know

Missed the Obamacare Deadline? Here's What You Should Know

Monday was the last day to enroll in a health insurance plan on the federal and state Obamacare exchanges. If you procrastinated, or if you're just wondering what happens next, here's what you need to know...

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 06:58 AM EDT

Obamacare Sign-Ups May Hit 7M

Obamacare Sign-Ups May Hit 7M

President Barack Obama's health care overhaul was expected to see more than 7 million total sign-ups by deadline day, two unnamed government officials told The Associated Press.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 04:32 PM EDT

Obamacare Deadline Day Brings Website Glitches

Obamacare Deadline Day Brings Website Glitches

Healthcare.gov froze up twice on Monday, the final day before a midnight deadline to sign up for health insurance for 2014, NBC News reported.

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 at 02:30 AM EDT

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.

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.