Health Care Reform Resources

 

GOVERNMENT HEALTH CARE REFORM LINKS:

white house logo White House health reform home page

http://www.whitehouse.gov/files/documents/healthcare-fact-sheets/mi.pdf -- Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s “Immediate Benefits in Michigan” document

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) health care reform page healthcare.gov logo

http://answers.hhs.gov/search/results?category_id=241&q=  -- HHS – Frequently Asked Questions (interactive) about health care reform

http://www.healthcare.gov/law/timeline/index.html  -- HHS/healthcare.gov
(interactive) timeline

http://www.healthcare.gov/compare/ -- interactive review of hospitals’ performance

http://www.healthreform.gov/newsroom/new_patients_bill_of_rights.html  -- Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 - Patient’s Bill of Rights

hip logo Health Insurance Program (insurance pool for persons with pre-existing conditions)

 

 

CONSUMER HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATION LINKS:

Video courtesy the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

 

robert wood johnson foundation logo More informational video clips, courtesy of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation:

Vidsnip1 Cost Sharing and the Affordable Care Act

Vidsnip2 Health Insurance Exchanges

Vidsnip3 Insurance Market Reforms

Vidsnip4 Medicaid Expansion Under the Affordable Care Act

 

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation's Healthcare Reform page, including an informative video kaiser family foundation logo

aarp logo AARP's Healthcare Reform Page

Community Catalyst resources-by-topics links page community catalyst logo

pico logo PICO Network timeline poster

Families USA “Health Care Central” info familiesusalogo

commonwealth fund logo The Commonwealth Fund Health Reform Resource Center

Health care overview from MichUHCAN michuhcan logo

 

 

 

LINKS FOR "UNDERINSURED" RESOURCES:

healthwell foundation logo The Healthwell Foundation (for co-payments, insurance premiums, co-insurance assistance)

The Assistance Fund (for advanced biotech treatments/medications financial support) assistance fund logo