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There continues to be a lot of coverage and information about the Affordable Care Act. To help you sort out the most important and useful information, we thought we'd share our favorites from this last week:

Healthcare.Gov Technical Problems Aside, the Show Must Go On

"While Healthcare.Gov remedies its production flaws and weak performance, let’s not forget that the website is not the swan song. It is simply one tool to connect the millions of people who have been unable to afford the price of admission to health coverage. Meanwhile the ACA’s no wrong door approach to coverage means people can apply over the phone, in person or through the mail. Recent updates to the HealthCare.Gov home page provide new links to these other paths to coverage. After all, the show must go on!"

Read more: http://ccf.georgetown.edu/all/healthcare-gov-technical-problems-aside-the-show-must-go-on/

Here's What You Need To Know About Obamacare And Your Health Plan

Recently, many consumers have questions about whether or not they can keep their current health plan. Here's a great radio broadcast explaining this issue.

Listen: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=241903912

Consumers Who Sign Up For Health Coverage By March 31 Will Avoid Penalties Under New Obama Administration Plan

On October 23, the Obama administration said that it would delay imposing penalties for being uninsured for six additional weeks for some consumers who might have had trouble enrolling in coverage through the health law’s new insurance marketplaces.

Read more: http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Stories/2013/October/23/administration-adjusts-deadline-for-health-law-coverage-penalty.aspx

If you have questions about how health reform affects your family or want to tell us what questions/issues you hear raised in your community, please send them to us at healthbeat@momsrising.org.


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