A practical guide to resources that can be used to navigate the Affordable Care Act.
Last Updated: Nov 22, 2013
- The Affordable Care Act, Section by Section
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services provides this web site. In addition to the law, it includes links to IRS information and regulations.gov. There is also a valuable "Plain Language" section.
- Public Law 111-148
This links to a PDF copy of public law 111-148, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
This is the primary governmental site for disseminating information on the Affordable Care Act. This is the official site for consumers accessing the Health Insurance Marketplace.
A Spanish language version of the site is available at:
Spanish language version of the marketplace.
- Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services
DIFS has a very useful site that includes a cost estimator. This site also provides very good answers to many common questions.
- The ACA’s Coverage Expansion in Michigan: Demographic Characteristics and Coverage Projections
Michigan's Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation has prepared this issue brief to both describe the characteristics of the population and project how the ACA will affect the overall picture of coverage in Michigan. Since there is still uncertainty about how Michigan will move forward on an expansion of Medicaid, alternative projection scenarios are included.
- Enroll Michigan
Enroll Michigan helps individuals and businesses locate a Navigator who is available to assist, at no cost, in understanding enrollment options, including plan selection and accessing tax credits.