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Get information on how to find and sign-up for health insurance including the ACA, COBRA, long term care and health care for people with disabilities.

Affordable Care Act

Learn about the Affordable Care Act and find out how to enroll.

What is the Affordable Care Act?  

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was designed to give individuals and families greater access to affordable health insurance options including medical, dental, vision, and other types of health insurance that they may not have been able to get on their own or through an employer. Under the ACA:

  • You may be able to purchase health care through a state or federal marketplace that offers a choice of plans.

  • Insurers can’t refuse coverage based on gender or a pre-existing condition.

  • Lifetime and annual limits on coverage are eliminated.

  • Young adults can stay on their family’s insurance plan until age 26.

  • Seniors who hit the Medicare

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