Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Begins

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

Political Headache: Lagging Obamacare Sign-Ups Could Hurt Obama

Political Headache: Lagging Obamacare Sign-Ups Could Hurt Obama

President Barack Obama notched a new political low point Wednesday with the release of Obamacare enrollment numbers that were drastically lower than his administration had initially forecast.

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

Fewer Than 27,000 Have Enrolled on Obamacare Site

Fewer Than 27,000 Have Enrolled on Obamacare Site

Fewer than 27,000 people have successfully signed up for health insurance through the glitch-plagued federal Obamacare website, the White House said Wednesday, giving Americans their first official glimpse of...

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013 at 12:41 PM EST

Health Care Website Model Felt Bullied by Critics

Health Care Website Model Felt Bullied by Critics

The model whose face appeared on the Obama health care website says she felt intimidated by the public's criticism of the program. The woman, who identified herself only as "Adriana" in an interview with ABC...

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 12:00 PM EST

Feds to Insurance Shoppers: Come Back to Obamacare Site

Feds to Insurance Shoppers: Come Back to Obamacare Site

The federal government has a message for Americans who may have tried buying insurance through HealthCare.gov and given up on the glitch-prone site: We want you back.

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

Bill Clinton: Obama Should Honor Health Insurance Pledge

Bill Clinton: Obama Should Honor Health Insurance Pledge

Former President Bill Clinton called on President Obama to "honor" the pledges he made when lobbying for the Affordable Care Act, having said that Americans could keep their health plans if they desired.

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 12:01 PM EST

Don't Expect Big Obamacare Enrollment Numbers: Feds

Don't Expect Big Obamacare Enrollment Numbers: Feds

The White House made no bones about the fact that the first official estimates - set for release this week - of how many people have bought health insurance through the Obamacare exchanges will be meager.

Friday, Nov 8, 2013 at 10:42 AM EST

U.S. to Require Equal Coverage for Mental Health, Addiction

U.S. to Require Equal Coverage for Mental Health, Addiction

The Obama administration will require insurers to cover mental health and addiction just as they cover physical illnesses, NBC News reported.

Friday, Nov 8, 2013 at 06:44 AM EST

Obama "Sorry" for Lost Health Coverage

Obama "Sorry" for Lost Health Coverage

"I am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me," he told Chuck Todd.

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

WATCH: Paisley, Underwood Spoof Obamacare Woes

WATCH: Paisley, Underwood Spoof Obamacare Woes

Country stars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood mocked the botched Obamacare website rollout Wednesday during the opening of the 2013 Country Music Association Awards show.

Thursday, Nov 7, 2013 at 01:08 AM EST

Obama Touts Obamacare in Dallas Amid Website Woes

Obama Touts Obamacare in Dallas Amid Website Woes

Beset by hard-to-keep promises and a massive website failure, President Barack Obama traveled to the heart of the "Obamacare" opposition Wednesday to give a pep talk to the law's supporters. The president...

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.