Words to Know
A glossary of the health care and insurance related words and phrases that might be new to you.
Frequently Asked Questions
Find the answers to your questions about how to sign for health insurance, the Health Insurance Marketplace, eligibility and more.
Video about the Affordable Care Act's Essential Health Benefits
Here is a video explaining the ACA's essential health benefits.
Personal Health Care Stories
Because health care IS personal. Read what finally getting access to affordable health insurance means to other Americans just like you.
The HealthCare.gov website has all sorts of information and tools (including live chat and call center) to help you understand how the Affordable Care Act will work. You can also start the application process today by setting up an online account.
Kaiser Family Foundation Calculator
You may qualify for financial help in paying for your new insurance. Use this calculator to find an estimated cost of health insurance and whether you qualify for a tax credit or other financial assistance.
Medicaid expansion is an important part of the new health care law. Every state operates differently, and some states are still deciding whether to expand Medicaid. Check to see your state's Medicaid status.