As we get close to Oct. 1, there is a lot of news and noise around the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While the new health plans created under the ACA are not effective until Jan. 1, 2014, the process of purchasing can begin on Oct. 1.

In order to help our members understand the changes, and how it may impact them, we sat down with Steve Kammeyer, director of health insurance services for Farm Bureau, and asked him some questions as part of our ongoing series on health care reform.

Does the ACA impact me?

The simple answer is yes. It will ...