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Health Care Connection

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

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...

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...

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...

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

Schumer: Obamacare Won't Be Key Issue in 2014 Election

Schumer: Obamacare Won't Be Key Issue in 2014 Election

Sen. Charles Schumer (D- N.Y.) said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” that “the number one issue in the 2014 election is not going to be Obamacare or the deficit. It is going to be who can get the middle class...

Friday, Dec 20, 2013 at 08:09 AM EST

Feds Offer New Obamacare Exemption

Feds Offer New Obamacare Exemption

The Obama administration gave another break to people losing their health insurance coverage late Thursday, offering a special hardship exemption to patients who want the extremely cheap, minimal plans known as...

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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