Health Care Connection

Health Care Connection

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

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 at 11:43 PM EST

Obama Holds Town Hall on Latinos and Health Law

Obama Holds Town Hall on Latinos and Health Law

President Barack Obama urged uninsured Latinos to sign up for health care through new exchanges before the window closes at the end of March. The federal health care law doesn't cover immigrants who are in...

Monday, Mar 3, 2014 at 07:13 AM EST

March Health Care Deadline Looms

March Health Care Deadline Looms

Nearly every citizen of the United States must be signed up for health insurance by March 31 or risk paying a fine. But as recently as last month, three-fourths of the uninsured didn't know there was a March 31...

Thursday, Feb 20, 2014 at 03:55 PM EST

Access Health CT Website Down Tonight for Maintenance

Access Health CT Website Down Tonight for Maintenance

The Access Health CT website will not be available from 8 p.m. on Thursday until 8 a.m. on Friday because of system maintenance.

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 07:21 PM EST

Businesses Get More Time on Obamacare Mandate

Businesses Get More Time on Obamacare Mandate

The U.S. government on Monday delayed another part of President Barack Obama's health reform law, saying medium-sized businesses would not face a tax penalty until 2016 for not providing employees...

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 07:19 PM EST

Some Doctors Opting Out of Access Health CT Plans

Some Doctors Opting Out of Access Health CT Plans

Some Connecticut residents who have enrolled in health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act are finding out their doctors aren't participating in Access Health CT plans.

Thursday, Feb 6, 2014 at 07:49 PM EST

Access Health CT Holds February Enrollment Fairs

Access Health CT Holds February Enrollment Fairs

Access Health CT will hold six free enrollment fairs starting this week to help residents sign up for insurance plans on the state's new health insurance exchange.

Thursday, Feb 6, 2014 at 03:45 PM EST

Obamacare Foes to Newly Insured: Put Down the Donut

Obamacare Foes to Newly Insured: Put Down the Donut

Critics of the Affordable Care Act have a message for the millions of Americans who have enrolled in health insurance on the Obamacare websites: Enough with the junk food.

Thursday, Jan 30, 2014 at 07:13 AM EST

Why Your Boss May Be Taking Note of Obamacare Exchanges

Why Your Boss May Be Taking Note of Obamacare Exchanges

Premiums on the new government health exchanges are lower than the average premium paid by the majority of Americans who have employer-based coverage, according to a new report released Thursday.

Friday, Jan 24, 2014 at 08:19 PM EST

Anthem Continues to Resolve ACA Issues

Anthem Continues to Resolve ACA Issues

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield said Friday they are continuing to make progress in enrolling people who have signed up for plans under the Affordable Care Act.

Friday, Jan 24, 2014 at 07:40 PM EST

Anthem Continues To Resolve Issues

Anthem Continues To Resolve Issues

The company says its making progress with the backlog of enrollments

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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