|New Year, New Coverage|
Millions of Americans finally have the security and peace of mind that comes from having quality, affordable health insurance coverage.
One of them is Trinace Edwards, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor shortly after being laid off and losing her insurance. Unable to work or afford private insurance, she couldn't get treatment. But when she began shopping for coverage after the Health Insurance Marketplace opened, she learned she would be eligible for coverage through Medicaid. In October, President Obama met with a group of Americans - including Trinace and her daughter - who are benefitting from the Affordable Care Act.
Hear what they had to say about what the law means for their family.
|New Health Insurance Options, New Consumer Protections in the New Year|
Millions of Americans finally have the security that comes from quality, affordable health coverage. And those who already have health insurance will have better, more reliable coverage than ever before. From now on, insured Americans won't be forced to put off a check-up or worry about going broke if they get sick.
A New Day in Health Care Coverage
For consumers whose Marketplace coverage began on January 1, we're doing everything we can to help ensure a smooth transition period. If consumers have questions about their new private insurance coverage, they can contact their insurance company directly. Consumers can log into their account on HealthCare.gov to find their insurer's customer service line or browse through a directory on HealthCare.gov.