I generally consider myself a reasonably intelligent and well informed individual. Information is what I do for a living but even I have to admit confusion over the Affordable Care Act (ACA) otherwise known as "Obamacare."
Last week I took a media training about the ACA sponsored by Families USA. I'll be sharing information and resources to figure out how the ACA will impact you. Who doesn't love a good chart so let's start with this one courtesy of Families USA:
Enrollment starts October 1st and to get coverage to start January 1st you'll need to sign up by December 15th. This year open enrollment will continue until March 31st.
Will there be issues? Even the folks at Families USA which is supportive of the law believe there will be glitches. There's not even a Spanish Language version of the application yet. Tea Party Republicans in the House of Representatives are working overtime to either delay or eliminate the ACA but so far it doesn't look like they'll be able to override the Senate or a Presidential veto.
You can apply online here but you can also call this number 1-800-318-2596. I'll be spending more time in the coming days helping you through this. In the meantime you can check out Families USA website with helpful info by clicking here.
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