The Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) was signed into law by President Obama in 2010 and upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court on June 28th, 2012. The law affects all Americans and makes sweeping changes that take place over the next several years with most changes taking place by 2014. In order to better understand the health care law the Health and Human Services Administration’s Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnership will be hosting a series of webinars for the month of July and August.
July 19, 12:30 pm ET – The Health Care Law 101 (in English)
July 24, 2:00 pm ET – The Health Care Law 101 (in Spanish)
July 12, 3:00 pm ET – Region 3 (Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia)
July 12, 3:00 pm MT/4:00 pm CT – Region 8 (Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)
July 17, 10:30 am CT – Region 7 (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska)
August 8, 11:00 am ET– Region 1 (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont)
To participate in one of the webinars, please select your preferred date from the list above and submit the necessary information. Please e-mail any questions to ACA101@hhs.gov.
The Partnership Center leads HHS’s efforts to build and support partnerships with faith-based and community organizations in order to better serve individuals, families, and communities in need. For information please visit www.hhs.gov/partnerships.
For more information on and to read the full Affordable Health Care Act, find key features of the law, a timeline to what is changing and when, and resources please visit www.healthcare.gov/law/index.html.
If you are interested in reading the Supreme Court’s decision please visit www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/11pdf/11-393c3a2.pdf.