Health Care Connection

Health Care Connection

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

Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 at 02:35 PM EST

Access Health CT Open Enrollment Kicks Off Saturday

Access Health CT Open Enrollment Kicks Off Saturday

Open enrollment in the state's health insurance marketplace begins Saturday, and state officials announced goals for the enrollment period during a press conference Friday.

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 at 03:37 PM EST

30,000 Connecticut Residents Could Lose Health Insurance

30,000 Connecticut Residents Could Lose Health Insurance

Some 30,000 Connecticut residents are at immediate risk of losing their health care coverage, according to officials with Access Health CT.

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 at 03:35 PM EST

State Looks to Boost Health Care Enrollment

State Looks to Boost Health Care Enrollment

Next week starts the national open enrollment period for individuals and families to sign up for health insurance plans on either the federally facilitated exchange or state-based exchanges.

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 at 03:34 PM EST

Connecticut Woman to Be Honored for Work on ACA

Connecticut Woman to Be Honored for Work on ACA

A Middletown woman was honored at the White House today for her work in helping to enroll people in health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 05:43 PM EDT

Access Health CT Names Interim CEO

Access Health CT Names Interim CEO

As Access Health CEO Kevin Counihan heads to Washington, D.C., to lead the national health insurance exchange, current Access Health CIO James Wadleigh, Jr. has been selected to take over as interim CEO.

Thursday, Jul 10, 2014 at 08:05 PM EDT

Glitch Drops 5,800 Access Health Customers

Glitch Drops 5,800 Access Health Customers

A computer glitch has caused nearly 5,800 people enrolled in health insurance plans with Access Health CT to be dropped from their providers, and now the agency is working to fix it.

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 02:09 PM EDT

Sharon Couple's Insurance Reinstated After ACA Glitch

Sharon Couple's Insurance Reinstated After ACA Glitch

Sharon couple John and Dawn DiMarco express frustration after being dropped from their Affordable Care Act Plan.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014 at 08:18 AM EDT

Obamacare Helped Nearly 10M Get Insurance: Gallup

Obamacare Helped Nearly 10M Get Insurance: Gallup

A new Gallup survey out on Wednesday shows that Obamacare has helped nearly 10 million Americans get new health insurance, NBC News reported.

Sunday, Apr 13, 2014 at 01:27 PM EDT

Sebelius: Health Care Launch "Terribly Flawed"

Sebelius: Health Care Launch "Terribly Flawed"

Outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said the administration's own predictions that the new health care law's online sign-up system would be ready by Oct.

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...

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.

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