Understanding the Affordable Health Care Act

By: Kitty Capelle
By: Kitty Capelle

This is a resource that explains the parts of the Affordable Care Act that are most relevant to you.

HealthCare.gov 

This is a place to go for an easy to understand, comprehensive walk-through of the Affordable Care Act, health care news and other resources focusing on health care.

Affordable Care Act 

This page has everything you need to know about the Affordable Care Act. Here you can read the full text of the law.

If you do not have the time to read the law in its entirety, you can click on the Key Features of the Law tab.

It breaks the key features down into five categories: Rights and Protections, Insurance Choices, Insurance Costs65 or Older and Employers.

Another useful feature of this page is the Timeline, it goes over the exact dates for changes that are going to occur as well as the changes already implemented.

To read the information that is most pertinent to you, you can click on the Information for You tab. Here you can read about specific changes for many groups of people. Each section features bullet points explaining how the law affects the group and a video to explain it as well.

You can finally read about how the Affordable Care Act changes the health care laws in your state. Just click on your state in the map to find out the changes.

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