The Affordable Care Act and You: Resources

Rev. Cynthia Abrams, Director of Alcohol, Other Addictions, and Health Care for the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society recommended the following resources for individuals as well as faith-based agencies who need to know about implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

Brochures & Educational Materials

Below you’ll find brochures and materials related to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. For other brochures and resources visit: http://www.healthcare.gov/news/brochures/index.html. You can subscribe to Affordable Care Act implementation updates by emailing HHSIEA@hhs.gov.

Ø  ACA Educational PowerPoints

 

The Top Five Things You Need to Know

Ø  Families with Children (PDF – English 7.27 MBSpanish 1.23 MB)

Ø  Health Care Providers (PDF – English 2.71 MBSpanish  517 KB)

Ø  People with Disabilities (PDF – English 2.56 MBSpanish  930 KB)

Ø  Seniors (PDF – English 11.3 MBSpanish  1.54 MB)

Ø  Small Business Owners (PDF – English 4.22 MBSpanish 646 KB)

Ø  Young Adults (PDF – English 6.56 MBSpanish  919 KB)

Information for Consumers and Small Businesses

Ø  The Health Care Law & You (PDF – 8.99 MB)

Ø  Information for Small Businesses (PDF – 763 KB)

MyCare: Videos and Stories

Find videos and stories related to how the Affordable Care Act has helped individuals across the country. http://www.healthcare.gov/mycare/stories.html

The Affordable Care Act at Two Years

Ø  The Affordable Care Act and Women

Ø  The Affordable Care Act Gives American Families Greater Control Over Their Own Health Care

Ø  The Affordable care Act Gives Parents Greater Control Over Their Children’s Health Care

Ø  The Affordable Care Act Helps Young Adults

Ø  The Affordable Care Act Helps Seniors

Ø  The Affordable Care Act Helps African Americans

Ø  The Affordable Care Act Helps Latinos

Ø  The Affordable Care Act Helps Rural America

Ø  The Affordable Care Act Helps Women

Ø  The Affordable Care Act Helps Small Businesses

Ø  The Affordable Care Act Helps Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Ø  The Affordable Care Act Helps American Indians and Alaska Natives

Ø  The Affordable Care Act Helps Americans with Disabilities

Ø  The Affordable Care Act Helps LGBT Americans

Ø  Health Reform for American Veterans and Military Personnel

State by State Fact Sheets

Choose your state to learn more about the immediate benefits of the Affordable Care Act.

Ø  State By State Fact Sheets

Ø  Learn the facts and statistics about how the Affordable Care Act will benefit each state.

Regulations and Guidance

Regulations and guidance are used to implement many of the Affordable Care Act provisions that address both private and public health insurance.

Ø  Standards Related to Reinsurance, Risk Corridors and Risk Adjustment

Ø  Eligibility Changes under Affordable Care Act

Ø  Certain Preventive Services under Affordable Care Act

Ø  Student Health Insurance Coverage

Grants

The Affordable Care Act creates a number of new grant opportunities.  Below, you will find links to the grant centers for the agencies administering these grants.  There, and at Grants.gov, you can search for relevant grant opportunities.

Ø  CDC National Public Health Improvement Initiative (NPHII) Grants

Ø  Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight Grants

Ø  Administration for Children and Families Grants

Ø  Administration on Aging Grants

Ø  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Ø  Health Resources and Services Administration Grants

Ø  Indian Health Service Grants

Ø  National Institutes of Health Grants

Ø  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Grants

Special Programs

Several new programs across the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services support the work of the Affordable Care Act. You will find information about these programs on this page.

Ø  Partnership for Patients: Better Care, Lower Costs

Councils & Groups

The Affordable Care Act establishes a number of councils and groups to carry out provisions in the law.  To learn more about the organizations, click on a link below:

Ø  Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO)

Ø  Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

Ø  Interagency Working Group on Health Care Quality

Ø  National Prevention, Health Promotion and Public Health Council

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