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Understanding the Affordable Care Act

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Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires that all individuals be covered by or purchase insurance beginning January 1, 2014.

Enrollment starts on October 1, 2013 and ends March 31, 2014.

For information in Connecticut, call toll-free:


Monday - Friday:    8 am to 8 pm
Saturday:              11 am to 3 pm


    Information for Individuals and Families

    • Access Health CT
      Access Health CT is a new health insurance marketplace developed by the State of Connecticut to satisfy the requirements of the federal Affordable Care Act.
    • CT Office of the Healthcare Advocate
      A handy list explaining what the Affordable Healthcare Act means for consumers.
      National resource for information about the healthcare marketplace for individuals as well as businesses.
    • Health Affairs Blog
      Health Affairs Blog offers daily commentary on important issues in health policy. The Blog features posts from noted health policy experts on both sides of the political aisle as well as regular Health Affairs contributors and staff.
    • Kaiser Family Foundation
      Kaiser is a non-profit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the U.S. They are a non-partisan source of facts, information, analysis and journalism for policymakers, the media, the health care community, and the public.

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