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Individuals and Families

Individuals and Families

The goal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is to make healthcare more affordable and easier to get.  Many of the new rules under the ACA will take effect on January 1, 2014, but a number have already been put in place and are providing relief to individuals and families today.

At a Glance

This section summarizes the programs that will (or are already) helping individuals and families under the ACA:

California Health Benefits Exchange

Help Paying for Coverage

Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions

Pre-Existing Conditions Insurance Plan (PCIP)

Preventive Care and Screening

Adult Children's Coverage

Medi-Cal Eligibility for Low Income Adults

Children's Coverage

Medicare Under Health Reform

Consumer Protections

About Grandfathered Benefit Plans