Social Media: 6th Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law. Each March, we mark the anniversary and progress that has been made since 2010. Join us in celebrating the 6th anniversary of the law that has led to a historic drop in the uninsured by sharing key messages about the benefits and protections the law has provided to millions of Americans, and the future of health care in America.

Key Messages

  • An estimated 20 million people have gained health insurance coverage since the passage of the law in 2010.
  • The Affordable Care Act is providing the tools to help transform our health care system to one of better care, smarter spending and healthier people.

 

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Hashtags

  • #ACA
  • #ACATurns6
  • #ACAanniversary
  • #20MillionStrong
  • #bettercare

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Graphics

  • HHS social media graphics are available for download/sharing on the HHS Flickr: ACA 6TH Anniversary.

 

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Social Media Content

  • 20 Million Strong
  • Affordable Care Act (Benefits & Protections)
  • Delivery System Reform (White Board)
  • HHS Blog Series: ACA’s 6th Anniversary

In the days leading up to and following the ACA anniversary, HHS will highlight testimonial stories from people around the country who have been impacted by key provisions of the Affordable Care Act on the HHS Blog.

20 Million Strong

The Affordable Care Act has resulted in an estimated 20 million people gaining health insurance coverage since the passage of the law in 2010.

 

  • Historic progress: 20M Americans have gained health coverage thanks to the #ACA. #20MillionStrong [IMAGE]
  • Share the message that we’re #20MillionStrong thanks to the #ACA. [IMAGE]
  • Share to support one of the #20MillionStrong who is now covered thanks to the #ACA. [IMAGE]
  • 20 million people have gained health insurance coverage because of the Affordable Care Act. #20MillionStrong [IMAGE]
  • 6 years later 20M people have gained coverage thanks to the #ACA. Today, we’re #20MillionStrong. [IMAGE]
  • “Thanks to the #ACA, 20 million Americans have gained health coverage.” –@SecBurwell. #20MillionStrong [IMAGE]
  • SHARE: 20M Americans have gained health coverage thanks to the Affordable Care Act. We’re #20MillionStrong. [IMAGE]
  • Worth sharing: #20MillionStrong have gained health coverage thanks to the #ACA. [IMAGE]
  • Today, we’re #20MillionStrong thanks to the Affordable Care Act. [IMAGE]
  • I’m one in #20MillionStrong. RT if you are too. [IMAGE]
  • RT to say you’re one in #20MillionStrong. [IMAGE]
  • I’m proud to say that I’m one in #20MillionStrong. [IMAGE]

 

Affordable Care Act (Benefits and Protections)

The provisions of the Affordable Care Act have helped improve access, affordability and quality for millions of Americans. 

 

  • Progress with #ACA: 137M Americans with private insurance now have access to preventive care at no extra cost. #ACATurns6
  • Progress with #ACA: Lifetime caps on coverage are a thing of the past. Learn more: http://1.usa.gov/1WDjiXH #ACATurns6
  • Progress with #ACA: No one can be denied coverage because of a pre-existing condition. Learn more: http://1.usa.gov/1WDjmXj #ACATurns6
  • Worth sharing: health care prices have been rising at the slowest rate in five decades under the #ACA. #ACATurns6
  • Share the message: Thanks to the #ACA, everyone’s insurance is better, no matter where it’s purchased. #ACATurns6
  • #ACATurns6: Preventive services, like #bloodpressure screenings and #flu shots, are covered at no extra cost to you.
  • Progress with #ACA: free preventive care ✓ no lifetime caps on coverage ✓ pre-existing conditions a thing of the past✓#ACATurns6
  • Thanks to the #ACA, no one can be denied coverage because of a pre-existing condition. That’s a thing of the past. #ACATurns6
  • More than 6 million uninsured young adults have gained health insurance coverage since 2010. Read more: http://1.usa.gov/1WXDm76 #ACA
  • SHARE: Thanks to the #ACA, 6 million young adults have been able to stay on their parents’ health insurance plan until they turn 26.

 

Delivery System Reform (White Board)

The Affordable Care Act has given us new tools to help make our system work better for all Americans. We call this effort Delivery System Reform, and a new white board video explains what the future of healthcare looks like.

 

  • The future of healthcare: #bettercare ✓ smarter spending ✓ healthier people ✓. [VIDEO] #ACATurns6
  • Delivering #bettercare is about engaging and empowering patients, so they can be more connected to their care. [VIDEO]
  • We’re making our health care system work for everyone by putting patients at the center. Here’s how. [VIDEO] #bettercare
  • The future of health care is about moving to a system that rewards quality of care, not quantity of services. [VIDEO] #bettercare
  • #ACA has given us new tools to help make our system work better for all Americans. Learn how that works: [VIDEO] #bettercare
  • Thanks to the ACA, 20 million more Americans are now covered. So what‘s next? This: [VIDEO] #bettercare
  • The future of health care is about #bettercare, smarter spending, and healthier people → [VIDEO] #ACATurns6
  • We’re moving to a health care system that thinks in terms of “how good,” not “how much.” [VIDEO] #bettercare

 

HHS Blog Series: ACA’s 6th Anniversary

  • Nora is empowering Texans to take control of their health, helping them #GetCovered through the Marketplace → http://1.usa.gov/1SYoI0v
  • “None of this would be possible without #ACA and the #Medicaid expansion,” –Ryan Weeks of MD. http://1.usa.gov/1RqXMRm [IMAGE]
  • #ACATurns6: Learn how Nora is empowering Texans to #GetCovered and take control of their health → http://1.usa.gov/1SYoI0v
  • Medicaid expansion was a lifesaver for Ryan and his wife. Read their story: http://1.usa.gov/1RqXMRm #20MillionStrong
  • Rona’s Marketplace coverage gives her a sense of security, a sense of hope → http://1.usa.gov/1Rnk46M via @HHSgov
  • Thanks to the #ACA, lifetime limits on coverage are a thing of the past. Robyn and Jax are thankful for that: http://1.usa.gov/1UJ8rwb