The Affordable Care Act

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law by President Obama on March 23, 2010. It was upheld by the Supreme Court on June 28, 2012. The law is designed to increase coverage, improve benefits, and provide important new insurance protections for all Americans. Please use the links below to find out more about the Affordable Care Act and the Health Insurance Marketplace.

Where can I find more information about the Health Insurance Marketplace?

For a quick rundown of the most important things to know about the Marketplace visit “Get Covered: A one-page guide to the Health Insurance Marketplace”

Where can I find help locally?

The online “Local Help” function is available. Input your geographic location to identify local in-person assistance locations.

Where can I find more information about the Affordable Care Act?

Visit the Kaiser Family Foundation list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) to help better understand the ACA.
Visit the governments’ health care website that has lots of information about the Affordable Care Act.

Where can I find more information about the Affordable Care Act and its impact on children and youth with special health care needs?

The Catalyst Center is a national center dedicated to improving health care coverage and financing for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN).