Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Begins

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...

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...

Friday, Dec 20, 2013 at 08:09 AM EST

Feds Offer New Obamacare Exemption

Feds Offer New Obamacare Exemption

The Obama administration gave another break to people losing their health insurance coverage late Thursday, offering a special hardship exemption to patients who want the extremely cheap, minimal plans known as...

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

Sebelius Pledges "Relentless" Push to Fix Health Site

Sebelius Pledges "Relentless" Push to Fix Health Site

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius promised a “relentless” push to continue improving the HealthCare.gov website and announced an inspector general review of the process that led...

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

365K Bought Insurance on Health Exchanges in Oct., Nov.

365K Bought Insurance on Health Exchanges in Oct., Nov.

Those numbers — which cover October and November, but not the sign-ups thus far for December — show that the pace of enrollments picked up after the rocky rollout of the initially glitch-riddled...

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 at 04:10 AM EST

Obama on Obamacare: "We're Not Repealing It"

Obama on Obamacare: "We're Not Repealing It"

Repeal Obamacare? Not on my watch, the president defiantly insisted Tuesday, amid much-publicized technical woes for his signature health care reform law's online insurance exchanges.

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

Congressman: Healthcare.gov Security "Breathtakingly" Bad

Congressman: Healthcare.gov Security "Breathtakingly" Bad

As the Obama administration claimed major progress in getting its health care enrollment web site running, Republican opponents of the Affordable Care Act renewed their criticism Sunday.

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

Feds: Obamacare Site "Night and Day” From October

Feds: Obamacare Site "Night and Day” From October

Obama administration officials said Sunday, Healthcare.gov is much better, working more than 90 percent of the time and up to the promised capacity of 50,000 users at any given time, NBC News reported.

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

Obamacare Enrollment Delayed for Small Businesses

Obamacare Enrollment Delayed for Small Businesses

Small businesses interested in buying marketplace health insurance plans for their workers will have to purchase them from agents, brokers or insurance companies for the next year, rather than through...

Friday, Nov 22, 2013 at 09:24 PM EST

Obamacare Website Sign-Up Deadline Extended 1 Week

Obamacare Website Sign-Up Deadline Extended 1 Week

Trying to buy healthcare on the glitch-laden Obamacare website? You've got another week to do it.

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.