Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Begins

Sunday, Nov 17, 2013 at 02:16 AM EST

Ryan Knocks Obamacare in Return to Iowa

Ryan Knocks Obamacare in Return to Iowa

Rep. Paul Ryan on Saturday night made his return to the battleground state of Iowa and spent the better half of the night slamming the new health care law.

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

"Baffled" Insurers: We Warned of Cancellations Years Ago

"Baffled" Insurers: We Warned of Cancellations Years Ago

Health insurance industry and government officials said Friday that they warned three years ago that Obamacare would force the cancellation of millions of insurance policies.

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

Mild Rebuke: 39 Democrats Join GOP in Obamacare Vote

Mild Rebuke: 39 Democrats Join GOP in Obamacare Vote

The bill won’t become law — Senate Democrats said Thursday that Obama’s proposed administrative fix is sufficient to solve the problem, and the White House has said it would veto the House bill.

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

What to Expect from the Obamacare Fix

What to Expect from the Obamacare Fix

President Barack Obama surprised everyone Thursday when he said that health insurance companies don't have to cancel policies, even though they may not meet health reform requirement. But now what does that mean

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

Skittish Democrats Still Wary of Promised Obamacare Fix

Skittish Democrats Still Wary of Promised Obamacare Fix

President Barack Obama may have taken responsibility for the problems roiling his signature health care law's rollout — but some Democrats still aren't so sure about his plans for fixing it.

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

"That's on Me": Obama Offers Mea Culpa For Health Care Fiasco

"That's on Me": Obama Offers Mea Culpa For Health Care Fiasco

President Barack Obama apologized repeatedly Thursday for the botched rollout of his signature health care law, candidly taking responsibility for the technical woes plaguing HealthCare.gov and the cancellation...

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...

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...

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.

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.