The Affordable Care Act: What You Need to Know

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Summary: The Affordable Care Act is implementing some big changes as of October 1. Learn what this means for you and your family.Since it took effect in 2010, the healthcare reform law, otherwise known as the Affordable Care Act or ACA, has made important changes to the way health care coverage works for children and families. Starting October 1, 2013, you can compare insurance options to find the right plan for you and your family. It may seem confusing, and it is. The ACA has many moving parts and pieces that make up the Act as a whole. But you can make sense of it with a little help. Dr Anne Edwards, MD, joins Melanie Cole, MS, to share with you a comprehensive list of key things you should know about this open enrollment option, and what it means for you and your loved ones.