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Posted byon September 29, 2013 at 4:57 PM EDT
Consumers now have a simple, easy-to-understand way to apply for health coverage. The application for individuals is now three pages, making it easier to use and significantly shorter.
Posted byon September 28, 2013 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, President Obama says that on October 1st, a big part of the Affordable Care Act will go live and give uninsured Americans the chance to buy the same quality, affordable health care as everyone else. It is also the day when some Republicans in Congress might shut down the government just because they don’t like the law.
Posted byon September 27, 2013 at 11:01 AM EDT
The Affordable Care Act - also known as Obamacare - means better coverage for those who already have health insurance, and more options for those who don’t, including a new way to shop for affordable, high-quality coverage.
President Obama Speaks on the Affordable Care Act: "Tell Your Friends. Tell Your Family. Get Covered."Posted byon September 26, 2013 at 5:58 PM EDT
President Obama headed out to Prince George’s Community College in Kettering, Maryland to deliver remarks on the Affordable Care Act
Posted byon September 25, 2013 at 6:26 PM EDT
President Obama and the First Lady are committed to enhancing the well-being and psychological health of our military service members, families, and veterans.
Posted byon September 25, 2013 at 3:45 PM EDT
Under the Affordable Care Act, for the first time, new historic consumer protections will stop the worst insurance company abuses, by making it illegal for companies to discriminate on people based on pre-existing health conditions, ending lifetime and annual dollar limits on what an insurance company will cover, and capping out-of pocket spending to protect Americans and their families.
Posted byon September 25, 2013 at 6:00 AM EDT
A new report released by the Department of Health and Human Services finds that in state after state, affordable health insurance options will be available through the Health Insurance Marketplace in 2014.
Posted byon September 24, 2013 at 10:49 AM EDT
At 23, Maria Gomez was diagnosed with cancer one month before she was scheduled to graduate with a Masters degree in taxation. Uninsured, she feared for the worst, but found hope through the Affordable Care Act's Pre-Existing Insurance Plan.
Posted byon September 23, 2013 at 4:15 PM EDT
On October 1, 2013, open enrollment begins in the Health Insurance Marketplace, a new, simpler way to purchase health insurance. On January 1, 2014, coverage begins for those who signed up by December 15, 2013.
Posted byon September 23, 2013 at 3:05 PM EDT
President Obama joins former President Bill Clinton at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting for a conversation about the benefits and future of health care reform in America, and access to health care around the globe.