HHS Affordable Care Act — Get the Facts

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Affordable Care Act Resources

Young Adult Coverage Fact Sheet. The Affordable Care Act allows young adults to stay on their parents’ health care plan until age 26.

Web Portal Fact Sheet. The Affordable Care Act establishes an internet portal to help individuals and small businesses identify insurance options in their state. The web portal will help consumers navigate their options in the individual and small business private market and help them determine if they may be eligible for a variety of existing public programs, including existing state high risk pools, new high risk pools, Medicaid, Medicare and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

Early Retiree Reinsurance Program in the Affordable Care Act Fact Sheet. Self-funded and insured plans can apply, including plans sponsored by private entities, state and local governments, nonprofits, religious entities, unions, and other employers.

Temporary High Risk Pool Fact Sheet provides information about the temporary high risk pool program included in the Affordable Care Act and chart outlining potential allocations of high risk pool funds to states.

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