When does the Affordable Care Act start?
Several provisions of the Affordable Care Act, ACA, were implemented in 2010, including a
tax credit to offset premium costs, and early retiree reinsurance program.
The expansions in public programs, creation of health insurance exchanges, and
employer responsibility requirements begin in 2014.
Starting in October 1, 2013, consumers without insurance is able to shop for affordable insurance through the Federal Health Exchange or through their state health exchange.