Obamacare

Morgan Millican

Official Name

Obamacare's official name is Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)

Signed In

The Affordable Care Act was signed into law to reform the health care industry by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010 and upheld by the supreme court on On June 28, 2012.

What?

The Affordable Care Act expands the affordability, quality, and availability of private and public health insurance through consumer protections, regulations, subsidies, taxes, insurance exchanges, and other reforms.

Help

Over 100 million Americans have already benefited from the new health care law.

When?

ObamaCare's open enrollment started October 1st, 2013 and ends on March 31st, 2014.

Who?

ObamaCare helps to cover working families who don't have access to health insurance.

Uninsured

About 15% of Americans are uninsured, which is a little less than 50 million men, women and children.

Why are they uninsured?

The primary reasons for Americans being uninsured are cost and job loss.