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Affordable Care Act (ACA)


The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the comprehensive health care reform law enacted in March 2010 (sometimes known as ACA, PPACA, or “Obamacare”). ACA provisions focus on making health insurance affordable and available to more people, expanding Medicaid, and using innovation to lower medical costs. 

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    Certified Application Counselors (CAC)

    Certified Application Counselors (CAC) are trained and certified to provide free assistance to consumers who want to file applications for health insurance. These counselors are required to act in the best interests of applicants.

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    ENROLL Virginia! Navigators

    Navigators are federally funded assisters who are trained and certified to provide community education and outreach, as well as free, unbiased application assistance to consumers and small businesses. All navigators adhere to strict privacy and security standards. They have expertise on the new Health Insurance Marketplace (private insurance options and available financial assistance) and Virginia's public health insurance programs (Medicaid and FAMIS). ENROLL Virginia! Navigators are available throughout Virginia.

  • If you are over 65 and have your health insurance coverage through an Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace, you are in danger of having to pay higher premiums for the rest of your life once you switch to Medicare. The federal government has given people who are over 65 and still enrolled in a marketplace plan until Sept. 30 to move to Medicare Part B to avoid incurring a lifetime late-enrollment penalty.

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  • Beginning January 1, 2019, more adults in Virginia will have access to quality, low-cost and no-cost health insurance. Find out more information about Cover Virginia. 

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