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Health Care Connection

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

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 at 06:55 PM EST

Some Applicants for Obamacare Wrongly Identified as Incarcerated

Some Applicants for Obamacare Wrongly Identified as Incarcerated

Some in Connecticut trying to sign up for health care coverage under the Affordable Care act have run into trouble because they have been identified as being incarcerated.

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at 07:52 AM EST

State Efforts to Cripple Obamacare Are Working: Study

State Efforts to Cripple Obamacare Are Working: Study

States whose governments resist Obamacare also hinder efforts to get people signed up for health insurance, a new study reports.

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 07:42 PM EST

Amid Problems, Anthem Extends Deadline Again

Amid Problems, Anthem Extends Deadline Again

Due to a massive backlog in new enrollees, the insurance company is now giving customers until Jan. 31 to pay their bills.

Friday, Jan 10, 2014 at 06:37 PM EST

Sorting Out Confusion Over Dental Care Under ACA

Sorting Out Confusion Over Dental Care Under ACA

Connecticut is one of several states which include dental coverage as part of the new Affordable Care Act insurance program.

Friday, Jan 10, 2014 at 09:30 AM EST

New Obamacare Enrollees Waiting for Coverage

New Obamacare Enrollees Waiting for Coverage

An Old Lyme man who signed up for health insurance through the state health care exchange wants to know whether or not he's covered.

Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014 at 09:28 AM EST

Insured, Finally: Obamacare Coverage Kicks In

Insured, Finally: Obamacare Coverage Kicks In

Insurance policies bought on the Obamacare exchanges kicked in Wednesday for more than 2 million Americans, setting the stage for a test of how well the president's signature health care law would really work.

Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013 at 03:54 PM EST

Over 2 Million Have Enrolled on Obamacare Sites: W.H.

Over 2 Million Have Enrolled on Obamacare Sites: W.H.

That figure marked a big improvement from the early weeks of the Obamacare signups, when website users faced many technical difficulties, and on a teleconference Tuesday, Health and Human Services Secretary...

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 at 06:38 PM EST

No Extension on Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange

No Extension on Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange

Despite an extension on the federal health insurance marketplace, residents using the Connecticut health insurance exchange will must enroll by midnight on Monday.

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

AP's Top Story of 2013: Obama's Health Care Overhaul

AP's Top Story of 2013: Obama's Health Care Overhaul

The botched rollout of President Barack Obama's health care law was the top story of 2013, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors. It was followed by the Boston...

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 at 01:18 PM EST

Obamacare Sticker Shock Ahead for Some Buyers

Obamacare Sticker Shock Ahead for Some Buyers

Tuesday at midnight is the last chance to sign up to receive health insurance coverage on the government exchanges beginning on Jan. 1. Many people who have been busy sizing up policies on the new government...

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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