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Affordable Care Act: Video Links

Resources to aid patrons in understanding the steps required to enroll for Affordable Care effective Oct. 1, 2013.

Obamacare Video from Kaiser Foundation

2014 is coming--are you ready for Obamacare? Join the YouToons as they walk through the basic changes in the way Americans will get health coverage and what it will cost starting in 2014, when major parts of the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare," go into effect.

Affordable Health Care Act Explained by Dr. Amir Kaissi

On Sept. 11, 2012, the League of Women Voters of San Antonio hosted a discussion on Health Care Reform After the Supreme Court Decision.

The factual, non-partisan talk on the strengths and weaknesses of the Affordable Care Act was led by Trinity University's Dr. Amer Kaissi.

President Obama August 17, 2013 Address

President Obama says we are on the way to fully implementing the Affordable Care Act and helping millions of Americans.

Mayra Alvarez Discusses the Affordable Care Act and its Impact

In this week's address, Director of Public Health Policy at the Department of Health and Human Services Mayra Alvarez discusses the Affordable Care Act and how the law will help make health insurance coverage more affordable and accessible for millions of Americans. Starting on October 1st, private companies will compete for your business and you can make choices about your health insurance by comparing coverage like you would when purchasing airplane tickets or cell phone plans. The Affordable Care Act will provide 10.2 million uninsured Latinos new opportunities for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. To find out more information about the law and how it will impact you and your family, visit

Left and Right Finds Fault in Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Health Care Act has been ruled constitutional, but people on the left and the right aren't too happy about it. And it has nothing to do with who will win the election in November. The issues here are more about how the Health Care Act will be applied, and what it really means. Kristine is joined by Dr. Margaret Flowers, Congressional Fellow for Physicians for a National Health Program and Liz Mair the former online communications strategist to Gov. Scott Walker, Gov. Rick Perry and former R-N-C Online Communications Director.

The Affordable Care Act: Change is the Only Constant

A talk by Leonard D. Schaeffer, Judge Robert Maclay Widney Chair and Professor, University of Southern California. Moderated by Freda C. Lewis-Hall, MD, DFAPA, executive vice president and chief medical officer, Pfizer, and member of the HMS Board of Fellows. Harvard Medical School MED-EDs are a series of short, thought-provoking presentations by renowned HMS faculty, alumni, and leadership volunteers built to share and inspire new ideas.

The President Speaks on the Supreme Court’s Ruling on the Affordable Care Act

President Obama delivered remarks in the Rose Garden after the Supreme Court upheld a critical part of the Affordable Care Act, ensuring millions of Americans could keep their quality, affordable health care coverage. June 25, 2015.

An Update on the Affordable Care Act - Oct. 23, 2015

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October 1, 2013 was the day that the ACA, or Obamacare, insurance exchanges opened for the first time to pre-order insurance for January 1, 2014. So let's celebrate, or cry depending on your political persuasion, with an update on the ACA. This is Healthcare Triage News.

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Affordable Care Act not so affordable

Published on Nov 2, 2015

The third year of open enrollment for Obamacare began this week and premiums are up, too; far up for some. Julianna Goldman reports.