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Find Information at the Following Selected Websites
Health Care Website managed by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The Health Insurance Marketplace will help you get coverage that meets your needs and fits your budget. Answer a few quick questions to learn if you qualify for lower costs. https://www.healthcare.gov
Helpful Foundation Links
AARP's Health Care Law FACT SHEETS are available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Tagalog.
The Commonwealth Fund, founded in 1918, is a private non-profit foundation to promote high performing health care with better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency. Features include local health care rankings with interactive maps. http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Maps-and-Data/State-Exchange-Map.aspx
Health Insurance 101 from Community Catalyst and the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute. All you need to know about private health insurance: What is health insurance and how does it work? How do people get health insurance today? How will health insurance change under health care reform? http://101.communitycatalyst.org
Kaiser Family Foundation Health Insurance Subsidy Calculator estimates your health insurance premiums and subsidies if you are purchasing coverage in new health insurance exchanges (or “Marketplaces”). People purchasing coverage on their own will be eligible for government subsidies (through a tax credit) towards their health insurance premiums based on income. Since 1991 the KF, a non-profit foundation, focuses on the major health care issues facing the U.S. http://kff.org/interactive/subsidy-calculator