Affordable Care Act / Covered California

Are you ready? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) goes into effect in January 2014, with open enrollment beginning October 1.

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Events at Oakland Public Library

Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act
Rockridge Branch Library
5366 College Avenue
Saturday, March 15, 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act
Rockridge Branch Library
5366 College Avenue
Saturday, March 29, 2:30pm - 4:30pm

For Employers

Employers will not have to worry about compliance with the provision, which is also commonly referred to as the “play or pay” provision, until 2015. See http://kff.org/infographic/employer-responsibility-under-the-affordable-care-act/ for details.

Need more help?

Contact the Reference Desk at the Oakland Public Library, Main Library, at 510-238-3138. 

For advice on legal matters involving health access, call the Alameda County Legal Advice Line from Bay Area Legal Aid: Schedule: Mondays and Thursdays 9:30am-3:00pm; Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:30am to 1:00pm, at (510) 250-5270. 

Call the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency Health Insurance Technician Unit at 1-800-422-9495 to set up an enrollment appointment.