Affordable Care Act / Covered California

Are you ready? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) went into effect on January 2014. Now, you can take advantage of the next round of open enrollment – it’s from November 15, 2014 to February 15, 2015!”

This year, there’s optional dental coverage for adults!”

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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 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.