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Affordable Care Act

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is a United States federal statute signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. Together with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, it represents the most significant regulatory overhaul of the country's healthcare system since the passage of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965.

What ACA is including a video explaining ACA
This explains the Affordable Care Act.
How does the ACA affect City employees?
If you are currently participating in an employer sponsored health plan you may be indirectly affected and no action will be required.
When will the ACA affect City employees?
The Affordable Care Act is a set of health insurance reforms that started in 2010 and will continue to be phased in 2014 and beyond.
COA Employer Notice on ACA
Important Notice from City of Albuquerque about the Affordable Care Act, the Health Insurance Marketplace, and Our Medical Plans
Health Insurance Marketplace
The Health Insurance Marketplace will offer a new way for people without insurance to get coverage and to find out if they can get lower costs for private insurance.
ACA Links
Here are links to additional information about the Affordable Care Act
Frequently Asked Questions
These are some frequently asked questions about the Affordable Care Act.
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