Health Care Connection

Health Care Connection

A Wealth of Information about the Affordable Care Act and the Health Care Changes Ahead

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 07:31 AM EDT

Missed the Obamacare Deadline? Here's What You Should Know

Missed the Obamacare Deadline? Here's What You Should Know

Monday was the last day to enroll in a health insurance plan on the federal and state Obamacare exchanges. If you procrastinated, or if you're just wondering what happens next, here's what you need to know...

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014 at 06:58 AM EDT

Obamacare Sign-Ups May Hit 7M

Obamacare Sign-Ups May Hit 7M

President Barack Obama's health care overhaul was expected to see more than 7 million total sign-ups by deadline day, two unnamed government officials told The Associated Press.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 02:10 PM EDT

Today Is Deadline to Sign Up For Health Insurance

Today Is Deadline to Sign Up For Health Insurance

Connecticut officials are making a final push to help people sign up for health insurance coverage before tonight's deadline.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 04:32 PM EDT

Obamacare Deadline Day Brings Website Glitches

Obamacare Deadline Day Brings Website Glitches

Healthcare.gov froze up twice on Monday, the final day before a midnight deadline to sign up for health insurance for 2014, NBC News reported.

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 07:28 PM EDT

ACA Penalty: What You Need to Know

ACA Penalty: What You Need to Know

March 31 is the deadline to enroll for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. After that day, individuals without insurance could face a penalty

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 at 05:27 PM EDT

Woman Questions Health Insurance Cancellation Notice

Woman Questions Health Insurance Cancellation Notice

With less than a week left to sign up on the state’s health insurance exchange, there are still bumps in the road, as one Farmington woman found out when she received a letter Saturday saying her coverage would...

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014 at 02:30 AM EDT

32 Million Underinsured in U.S.: Report

32 Million Underinsured in U.S.: Report

A new report finds that 32 million Americans were underinsured in 2012, meaning their health insurance was not able to cover their costs.

Monday, Mar 24, 2014 at 06:32 PM EDT

Deadline Approaching for ACA Open Enrollment

Deadline Approaching for ACA Open Enrollment

There's just one week to go for open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act. March 31 is the final day for individuals to sign up on the state exchange without being subject to a penalty.

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

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...

Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014 at 08:59 PM EDT

Affordable Care Act Deadline Approaches

Affordable Care Act Deadline Approaches

Those looking to sign up for healthcare under the Affordable Care Act need to do so before the March 31 open enrollment deadline.

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.