The AARP Daily News Alert will feature answers to a health care law “question of the day” throughout the month of January. Be sure to tune in throughout the month for more answers to frequently asked questions about the health care law.
What is the health care law?
The health care law—the Affordable Care Act—gives you more control over your health care by offering new ways to shop and pay for coverage with greater protections. It keeps in place today’s job-based insurance system and the Medicare health insurance program for people who are 65 and over and for some younger people with disabilities.