Affordable Care Act/Obamacare

Signed into law on March 22, 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, is aimed at providing health care for all Americans. It offers options to citizens who are unable to afford private health coverage or are ineligible for health insurance through their employer and disqualified from public benefits. The act is considered to be the most extensive health care package since Medicaid and Medicare passed in 1965. In addition, this highly controversial law requires all citizens to have coverage by January 1, 2014 or face financial penalty.  (Photo: REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn)

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House GOP Sues Administration Over Health Care Law

GOP lawmakers filed the lawsuit in federal district court in Washington.

Health Rewind: The Health Insurance Marketplace Has Reopened

Plus, Dr. Martin Salia, who was flown from Sierra Leone to Nebraska, dies from Ebola.

Hopes and Fears as Health Law Sign-Up Season Opens

The White House hopes to avoid last year's technical meltdown.

News: President's Weekly Address: Open Enrollment Starts

Obama reminds Americans about Affordable Care enrollment. (11/15/2014)

What’s Up With the Health Insurance Marketplace?

Open enrollment restarts on Nov. 15.

News: The Election Is Over – Now What?

What’s next after the Republican blowout? (11/7/2014)
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