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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 20, 2015

Low-Income Residents May Need to Buy Health Insurance

Low-Income Residents May Need to Buy Health Insurance

One of the major cuts to social services contained in Gov. Dannel Malloy's two-year budget is a change in eligibility for some Medicaid recipients who are covered through either HUSKY or Medicaid.

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 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.

Nov 12, 2014

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.

Mar 26, 2014

Woman Questions Health Insurance Cancellation Notice

Woman Questions Health Insurance Cancellation Notice

With less than a week left to sign up on the state’s health insurance exchange, there are still bumps in the road, as one Farmington woman found out when she received a letter Saturday saying her coverage would...

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.