Affordable Health Care Act

Information on the Affordable Health Care Act

A major component of the Affordable Health Care Act will go into effect on October 1, 2013. Individuals will be able to explore and compare options of health care plans that are available and enroll in those plans. Here you will find links to the documents that contain some basic information about the Affordable Health Care Act, Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, timelines, a glossary, a Q&A, and important contact information. There are telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, and web addresses so you can find out even more.
Affordable Health Care Act: What’s Changing

  • The Health Insurance Marketplace
  • Fee for Individuals Who Do Not Have Health Insurance
  • How does the Affordable Health Care Act Affect Medicare Recipients?
  • How does the Affordable Health Care Act Affect Medicaid Recipients?
  • Timeline

Summary of Benefits & Coverage and Glossary

  • Summary of Benefits and Coverage
  • Affordable Care Act: Working with States to Protect Consumers
  • Uniform Glossary of Health Coverage and Medical Terms

Healthcare Q&A
Contact Information: States with Marketplaces