This plan was presented as a new health care bill which was signed the law by President Obama in 2010. The law is officially titled the Patient Protection and . Official site of Affordable Care Act. Enroll now for 2017 coverage. See health coverage choices, ways to save today, how law affects you. President Obama promised that he would make quality, affordable health care not a privilege, but a right. After nearly 100 years of talk, and decades of trying by .