Affordable Care Act: Navigating Changes and Understanding Resources

General information for all states
                                                                                            

Helping Consumers Understand and Use Health Insurance in 2014 – A comprehensive paper/guide from the Institute of Medicine written to assist consumers to understand and use health insurance in 2014.

The New Health Care Law and You - Learn about insurance choices: Medicaid; Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP); Medicare; TRICARE (for those in the military); Indian Health Services (IHS); the VA - Veterans Health Administration; Employer-Sponsored Insurance (ESI); and Insurance Marketplace or Health Exchange.

HealthCare.gov - Information for small businesses, individuals, and families and the Health Insurance Marketplace. From the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Healthinsurance.org - Information on affordable coverage.

Colorado

Colorado Peak - Online tool to apply for public assistance benefits such as food assistance, medical benefits, emergency household expenses.

Connect for Health Colorado - Certified Health Coverage Guides: plan evaluation, application process, and public education about Connect for Health Colorado, health coverage options. Determine if you qualify for new federal financial assistance, based on income, to reduce the cost of health insurance.

Health Reform Law and Colorado - Video discussing the challenges Colorado faces as it rolls out its insurance exchange.

hhs.gov - Colorado - How the new Health Care Law is making a difference for Colorado.

healthinsurance.org - Colorado - Information on affordable health and medical coverage for Colorado.

Kansas

insureKS.gov - Kansas health insurance coverage through the online Health Insurance Marketplace.

hhs.gov - Kansas – How the Dept of Health & Human Services views the new Health Care Law.

healthinsurance.org - Kansas - Information on affordable health and medical coverage for Kansas.

Missouri

hhs.gov - Missouri - How the Dept of Health & Human Services views the new Health Care Law is making a difference for the people of Missouri.

healthinsurance.org - Missouri - Consumer information on affordable health and medical coverage for Missouri.

Nebraska

Community Action of Nebraska, Inc. - Serves community service organizations and non-profits across the state of Nebraska.

Ponca Tribe of Nebraska - Service provider to American Indians residing in the fifteen counties that constitute the Ponca Service Delivery Area.

hhs.gov - Nebraska - How the Dept of Health & Human Services views the new Health Care Law is making a difference for the people of Missouri.

healthinsurance.org - Nebraska  

Utah

Utah Health Policy Project - A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working address the issue of the uninsured and rising health care costs.

National Council of Urban Indian Health - 501(c)(3), membership-based organization that culturally competent healthcare programs for American Indians and Alaska Natives.

hhs.gov - Utah - How the Dept of Health & Human Services views the new Health Care Law.

healthinsurance.org - Utah - Consumer information on affordable health and medical coverage for Utah.

Salt Lake County ACA Guide - General information on ACA resources presented by the Salt Lake County Mayor's office to county residents.

Wyoming

hhs.gov - Wyoming - The Dept of Health & Human Services views the new Health Care Law is making a difference for the people of Wyoming.

healthinsurance.org - Wyoming - consumer information on affordable health and medical coverage for Wyoming.

My Coverage Wyoming - consumer guide to the Wyoming Health Insurance Marketplace.

Wyoming Department of Insurance - consumer guide on the Affordable Care Act for individuals and employers.

Wyoming Seniors Inc. - contact information to local Navigators.