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

May 8, 2015

Health Care Rates on Access Health CT May Go Up

Health Care Rates on Access Health CT May Go Up

Four major health care providers that offer plans on Connecticut's health insurance marketplace have filed for rate increases for the upcoming open enrollment period that begins Nov. 1, 2015.

Apr 10, 2015

Access Health Responds to Tax Documents Glitch

Access Health Responds to Tax Documents Glitch

Some residents insured under Access Health CT have run into problems with key tax documents.

Feb 9, 2015

Access Health Deadline Approaching

Access Health Deadline Approaching

The deadline to sign up for health insurance on the state's health care exchange is just six days away, and residents who don't enroll in insurance plans could be on the hook for tax penalties.

Feb 3, 2015

Access Health Deadline 12 Days Away

Access Health Deadline 12 Days Away

Connecticut residents signing up for health insurance through Access Health CT must enroll by Feb. 15 or face a potential tax penalty from the federal government.

Jan 15, 2015

Employers to Appeal Affordable Care Act Fine

Employers to Appeal Affordable Care Act Fine

Access Health CT has approved a first-of-its-kind appeals process for businesses that claim to have been falsely penalized under the Affordable Care Act.

Dec 18, 2014

Access Health on Track to Meet Enrollment Goal

Access Health on Track to Meet Enrollment Goal

Officials with Access Health CT said they are happy with the progress made so far, just over a month into open enrollment.

Dec 15, 2014

Enroll in Access Health CT by Midnight

Enroll in Access Health CT by Midnight

Connecticut residents who want to have heath coverage through the state healthcare exchange as of Jan. 1 have until midnight to enroll.

Dec 12, 2014

Health Care Enrollment Deadline Looms

Health Care Enrollment Deadline Looms

The deadline is looming for enrollment through the state's health care exchange, but at least one customer is hoping for more time.

Nov 24, 2014

Access Health Enrollments Ahead of Schedule

Access Health Enrollments Ahead of Schedule

Officials with Access Health CT said sign-ups are ahead of schedule in the week after open enrollment began for the second time.

Nov 18, 2014

Your Health Insurance Enrollment Questions Answered

Your Health Insurance Enrollment Questions Answered

As open enrollment gets underway through the state's health insurance marketplace, groups are working across Connecticut to help meet goals to halve the state's uninsured population.

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.