NEW YORK (WLNY) — Even with a government shutdown in effect Tuesday morning, certain elements of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act are set to take effect on Tuesday.

We sat down with Danielle Holahan, Deputy Director of the New York State Department of Health, to learn everything we need to know about the new health care legislation.

READ MORE: NYC Mayoral Candidates React As Kathryn Garcia, Andrew Yang Make Joint Campaign Stops

More: Understanding The Affordable Care Act: N.J. Hospital Improves Care, Cuts Costs

READ MORE: Juneteenth Celebrations Across New York City Take On New Meaning In 2021

You May Also Be Interested In These Stories:

MORE NEWS: President Biden's Dog Champ Has Died, White House Says

[display-posts category=”the-couch” posts_per_page=”4″]