The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is aimed at increasing the affordability and rate of health insurance coverage for Americans, and reducing the overall costs of health care (for individuals and the government). The Library has assembled this collection of resources to help patrons navigate the new health care law.
Here you will find all 10 Titles of the Affordable Care Act, with amendments to the law called for by the reconciliation process. Click on each Title to see a brief outline and then read the law section by section.
The official consumer site for the Health Insurance Marketplace provides customer service 24/7 at 1.800.318.2596
(TTY: 1.855.889.4325). On calling, you'll be welcomed to the Health Insurance Marketplace and asked to give your state, as some states have state-sponsored marketplaces.
Designed for those assisting people with the applications. a new way to find health insurance coverage.
With one application, you can see all your options and enroll.
Find local organizations to help you with the application process.
While many of the key provisions of the Affordable Care Act have already taken effect, many more will be implemented as we head into 2014. Congressman John Dingell updates you on what this will mean for Michigan residents, and provides helpful resources to get you the answers you need as we continue in this much-needed transition to a more accessible and affordable health system.