Evaluating healthcare.gov for WCAG 2.1 Level-AAA & Section 508 accessibility compliance

A 2-hour design challenge in search of specific defects like focus management, keyboard accessibility, and color contrast

My task

These should include (but are not limited to) improvements to:

Window Shopping provider search tool

Steps to be taken

A few notes about the evaluation

Visual to the UI (CSS, visual elements)

Landing page modal

See plans & prices

Who’s in your household?

Tell us about you

Confirm your household members

Household income

Estimated savings overview

Review your information

(At last!) The Plans page

Technical changes: HTML, CSS, Javascript, ARIA attributes

Landing page modal

See plans & prices

Who’s in your household?

Tell us about you

Observations related to form validation on this page

Household income

(At last!) The Plans page

Content

The Plans page

In conclusion

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