Affordable Care Act

Eventually the expansion is expected to cover 470,000 people

Kim Sanwald and Valerie Lane getting married in San Francisco
Brian Helder

Last November, Kim Sanwald and Valerie Lane were married at city hall in San Francisco, California. When they got back, their health insurance company didn’t recognize them as a couple. So, a few months ago, Sanwald went on the health insurance exchange to find something better.

Department of Community Health plans to contact people who may be eligible for Medicaid

Hospital makes decision in light of declining percentage of child-bearing females using their service

Many insurance companies cancelled policies that didn't meet new federal standards well before the January deadline, angering consumers and revving up criticism of the Affordable Care Act.