Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Begins

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 03:47 AM CDT

Obama Reveals NCAA Picks, Touts "ACA Bracket" GIFs

Obama Reveals NCAA Picks, Touts "ACA Bracket" GIFs

President Barack Obama picked Michigan State to beat defending champions Louisville in the NCAA men's basketball tournament title game. The nation’s first basketball fan filled out his bracket in his...

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 at 10:43 PM CST

Obama Holds Town Hall on Latinos and Health Law

Obama Holds Town Hall on Latinos and Health Law

President Barack Obama urged uninsured Latinos to sign up for health care through new exchanges before the window closes at the end of March. The federal health care law doesn't cover immigrants who are in...

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 at 06:13 AM CST

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 06:21 PM CST

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...

Thursday, Feb 6, 2014 at 02:45 PM CST

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.

Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 at 06:13 AM CST

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.

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at 06:52 AM CST

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.

Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014 at 08:28 AM CST

Insured, Finally: Obamacare Coverage Kicks In

Insured, Finally: Obamacare Coverage Kicks In

Insurance policies bought on the Obamacare exchanges kicked in Wednesday for more than 2 million Americans, setting the stage for a test of how well the president's signature health care law would really work.

Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013 at 02:54 PM CST

Over 2 Million Have Enrolled on Obamacare Sites: W.H.

Over 2 Million Have Enrolled on Obamacare Sites: W.H.

That figure marked a big improvement from the early weeks of the Obamacare signups, when website users faced many technical difficulties, and on a teleconference Tuesday, Health and Human Services...

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 03:47 AM CDT

AP's Top Story of 2013: Obama's Health Care Overhaul

AP's Top Story of 2013: Obama's Health Care Overhaul

The botched rollout of President Barack Obama's health care law was the top story of 2013, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors. It was followed by the...

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.