Implementing the ACA

On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The law will not be implemented all at once. Portions of the law have already taken effect. Other changes will be implemented through 2014 and beyond.

Return to this page regularly to read about the latest updates related to AAPCHO’s advocacy efforts in support of implementing the ACA, as well as to download related resources and to explore additional relevant information.

 

About the Health Insurance Marketplace

The Health Insurance Marketplace (Marketplace) is a new way to find and buy health coverage. Open enrollment in the Marketplace starts October 1, 2013 and coverage can start as soon as January 1, 2014.

Learn about the Health Insurance Marketplace & your new coverage options. For Patients & Consumers
If you’re a consumer ready to learn about and buy health insurance through the Marketplace, go to www.healthcare.gov, the official consumer site for the Marketplace or call a customer service representative, available 24/7 at 1-800-318-2596.

For Providers
If you’re a provider learning about the Marketplace and helping people apply, go to marketplace.cms.gov and see below for additional resources.

 

Additional Resources

QUICK LINKS
I. Medicaid Expansion and Marketplace Implementation
II. Outreach & Enrollment
III. Rules, Regulations & Resource Updates for Providers
IV. AA&NHOPIs, Immigrants, & Other Vulnerable Populations – Coming Soon!

 

I. Medicaid Expansion and Marketplace Implementation

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II. Outreach & Enrollment

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III. Rules, Regulations & Resource Updates for Providers

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