An informal name sometimes used to refer to the health coverage plans available through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Obamacare often also refers to the Affordable Care Act.

Obamacare Summary:

  • Signed into law March 23, 2010 by President Obama, which is where the term "Obamacare" comes from
  • The Open Enrollment Period for 2017 insurance started November 1, 2016 and ends January 31, 2017
  • The Health Insurance Marketplace helps you find and enroll in a plan

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