The Affordable Health Care Act Part 6–The Individual Mandate

Beginning January 1, 2014, the Affordable Care Act requires all non-exempt U.S. citizens and legal residents to have qualifying health coverage or pay a tax penalty. The individual mandate makes it possible for everyone, including people with pre-existing conditions such as cancer, diabetes and health disease, to get health insurance. Without the individual mandate requirement, […]

The Affordable Care Act Part 1 – Five Core Principles

  What is the Affordable Care Act? The Affordable Care Act, or ACA for short, is the nation’s health insurance reform law, initially enacted in March 2010 and being gradually phased in over a period of years. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was signed into law by President Obama on March 23, […]