April 10, 2020
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The ACA and you

You have lots of questions about the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. The Bangor Daily News and Lewiston Sun Journal want to help you understand what the ACA will mean for you and your family.

Through a 5-part series that will run Mondays through Sept. 30, the day before ACA health insurance signups, the papers will explain the comprehensive health care plan and other reform items included in the act.

To view our full ACA coverage, visit bangordailynews.com/series/ACA, where you also can sign up to receive email notifications of stories that have been published.

Stories in our series:

Sept. 7/8: Affordable Care, huh? We break down the ACA, what it does and what it requires you to do.

Sept. 9: So you (maybe) want to buy insurance from the marketplace: The essentials you should know. When to buy, how, what the heck a subsidy is and how to get it, what to keep in mind and what happens if you don’t get insurance on the marketplace (or anywhere).

Sept. 16: It’s raining preventive care! New insurance benefits both on and off the marketplace. Plus: Free breast pumps for all! Little-known aspects of the ACA.

Sept. 23: What is a “full-time” worker, really? The ACA for businesses large and small.

Sept. 30: You can’t get there from here: How Maine differs from other states in its ACA implementation and what Maine’s health-care system might look like down the road thanks to the ACA. Because it all has an effect on you and your family.

To view our full ACA coverage, visit bangordailynews.com/series/ACA.

Have feedback? Want to know more? Send us ideas for follow-up stories.

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