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Affordable Care Act Enrollment Begins

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 at 04:47 PM 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 HealthCare.gov...

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 the...

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.

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 02:42 PM EST

Healthcare Marketplace Crashes While Sebelius Tours Center

Healthcare Marketplace Crashes While Sebelius Tours Center

The healthcare marketplace shut down while Kathleen Sebelius visited the North Shore Medical Center in Miami-Dade on Tuesday.

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

Obama: We "Underestimated" Website Woes

Obama: We "Underestimated" Website Woes

President Obama said Tuesday that his administration "underestimated" how difficult it would be to launch the troubled Healthcare.gov website, but that partisanship is also to blame for the law's botched...

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013 at 07:16 PM EST

Kathleen Sebelius Talks Health Care Marketplace Problems

Kathleen Sebelius Talks Health Care Marketplace Problems

Exactly seven weeks ago was the disastrous launch of the government's healthcare marketplace.

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

CMS Official Grilled on Health Care Site Security Issues

CMS Official Grilled on Health Care Site Security Issues

A CMS official was in the hot seat on Tuesday at a House hearing for the botched rollout of the federal health care website.

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.