The websites listed on this page give you information to help you understand:
- health care reform
- taxes and the Affordable Care Act
- how the new health insurance marketplace works
- the shared responsibility or health insurance mandate
Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Guide to the Private Health Insurance Marketplace
This guide was developed to help Navigators answer your questions about health care reform and how the marketplace works. To use the guide, just pick the section that is right for you, then look for the chapter about the issue you have questions about. The sections are:
- You have no insurance right now
- You have insurance or an offer of insurance through an employer right now
- You are a small employer
- You are having a problem with the insurance you have
Taxpayer Advocate Service: The Affordable Care Act and Your Taxes
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created several tax and non-tax provisions for health care coverage and financial assistance options. You can find information about how the ACA may affect your taxes at the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service website.
Kaiser Family Foundation Health Reform Source
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation has developed a health reform website with a lot of information about how the new health insurance exchanges (marketplaces) and the individual mandates will work. It also includes policy insights.
The site features videos, interactive content, frequently asked questions and information about health reform in individual states.
Note: The Kaiser Family Foundation is not associated with Kaiser Permanente or Kaiser Industries.