Want better video quality? Sign in to access HD streaming!


Want to watch better-quality PBS Video? Sign in to access HD streaming!

When you sign in, you'll become a PBS Insider and we'll share your contact information with your local PBS station. You may receive updates to help you stay connected with what's happening online and in your community. Privacy Policy


ObamaCare Basics

  • Aired: 06/20/2013
  • 59:30
  • Rating: TV-G
The official name is the Patient Protection and the Affordable Care Act but it’s often called ObamaCare. It was signed into law in March of 2010 and is being phased in. Right now, federal and state governments are bracing for the final switch in 2014, and there is lots going on to get ready. What does is it all mean and how will you be affected?
Embed Options
Close ×
ObamaCare Basics
ObamaCare Basics
Ready or not, the biggest overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system is underway.
Please copy this text to your clipboard.
Problems Playing Video ?
Production funding provided by Providence Health Care
PBS Anywhere - funder area
Related Links:


Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.

Masterpiece Collection

Own it now! Victoria, Poldark, Downton Abbey on DVD & Blu-ray. Visit ShopPBS.


KSPS Public Television helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now