The Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act, ACA, or Obamacare, has caught the attention of many. Here we will try to list a few helpful items we have learned.

Overview

The Affordable Care Act was passed with the goal of extending quality health insurance coverage to more Americans. The Individual Mandate is a provision of the law that requires legal residents and U.S. citizens to carry a minimum level of insurance coverage on themselves and their dependents for each month beginning after 2013 or pay a penalty.

Those who wish to apply for health insurance through the Health Care Marketplace may do so here: healthcare.gov


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