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Affordable Care Act

As you may know starting January 1, 2014, everyone will be required to have health coverage either through their employer, Medi-Cal, state health programs, or the Marketplace (Covered California).

As part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare, California will have a Health Insurance Marketplace where people looking for coverage can go online to find health insurance. Starting October 1, 2013, you can go to the Health Insurance Marketplace ( or Covered California ( You can review each plan, see costs and what’s covered — so you can make an informed decision.

Southwestern College will host a table on the following days and so you may speak with a Covered California Certified Educator who may be able to answer your questions and assist you in enrolling in a health plan that meets your needs and budget.

Covered California table will be located in the Student Amphitheater area of the Chula Vista campus on the following days:
o Nov. 14th (11 - 1 pm)
o Nov 19th (4 - 6 pm)
o Nov 21st (11 - 1 pm)

For more information, contact Health Services, (619) 482-6354, or go to room 601F.