What you need to know about the Affordable Care Act and how it affects Californians

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013 at 06:04 PM PDT

Covered California Health Exchange Opens for Enrollment

Covered California Health Exchange Opens for Enrollment

Thousands of Californians seeking to buy their own health insurance flooded call centers with questions and overloaded the state's online marketplace Tuesday on the first day of a new federal health care law...

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013 at 11:21 AM PDT

Health Officials Answer FAQs Over Covered California

Health Officials Answer FAQs Over Covered California

California residents on Tuesday can begin signing up for insurance offered through the Affordable Health Care Act. NBC Bay Area's Marianne Favro checks in with health officials to get answers on the most...

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013 at 10:21 AM PDT

Reality Check: Gov’t Shutdown Necessary Medicine?

Reality Check: Gov’t Shutdown Necessary Medicine?

All parties involved in the vitriolic debate over funding the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as ‘Obamacare,’ will tell you the same thing: No one wants to see a government shutdown.

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013 at 12:43 PM PDT

Reality Check: Obamacare Rates Really Lower?

Reality Check: Obamacare Rates Really Lower?

It was the perfect antidote to a stream of criticisms, one rambling filibuster and the continuous effort of House Republicans to defund Obamacare.

Thursday, Sep 26, 2013 at 05:07 PM PDT

Government Shutdown Wouldn't Stop Affordable Care Act

Government Shutdown Wouldn't Stop Affordable Care Act

A partial government shutdown on Oct. 1 would leave the major parts of the Affordable Care Act in place and rolling along, according to former Democratic and Republican budget officials, as well as the Obama...

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

Obama: "I Will Not Negotiate" on Affordable Care Act

Obama: "I Will Not Negotiate" on Affordable Care Act

President Barack Obama vowed Thursday to fight Republican attempts to defund the Affordable Care Act, speaking in front of a cheering crowd at a Maryland community college five days before new insurance...

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013 at 06:56 PM PDT

Reality Check: Will Young Californians Participate in Obamacare?

Reality Check: Will Young Californians Participate in Obamacare?

In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock takes a look at the importance of young people signing up for coverage under Obamacare.

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013 at 09:11 AM PDT

Reality Check: Obamacare Fraud Concerns Already Surfacing

Reality Check: Obamacare Fraud Concerns Already Surfacing

When the California health care exchange debuts on October 1st, it will open the doors to a potential floodgate of uninsured Californians looking to buy coverage.

Thursday, Sep 19, 2013 at 08:59 AM PDT

Reality Check: Covered California For All?

Reality Check: Covered California For All?

The umbrella of Californians ready to benefit from affordable health care in the state is both wide and multifaceted. According to a projection model created by researchers at UC Berkeley and UCLA, titled...

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT

What Does Affordable Healthcare Act Mean for You?

What Does Affordable Healthcare Act Mean for You?

The next phase of President Obama's Affordable Health Care Act takes effect Oct. 1. It promises to bring less expensive health care to just about everyone. News4's Doreen Gentzler asked an insurance expert a...

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