Hooray for the ACA!

Open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace begins October 1. Uninsured Alabamians and small business owners can shop online at healthcare.gov for quality insurance plans that suit their health needs and their budgets. The resources below describe how the Marketplace works, other benefits of the ACA, how Alabama is addressing health care reform and what lies ahead.

healthcare.gov -- The Marketplace website is your one-stop hub for new coverage options and other benefits of the Affordable Care Act.

To find out what premium discounts you may qualify for on the Marketplace, use this handy subsidy calculator from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

This Marketplace flyer from Arise helps you reach out to the uninsured.

This Marketplace bulletin insert is formatted for church bulletins.

Find your way around the Marketplace -- This brochure from AARP highlights the basics.

Health security for Alabama's working families -- This ACPP fact sheet makes the case for Medicaid expansion. 

Health security for Alabama's uninsured veterans

Health security for Alabama's women

UAB study shows huge economic benefits of Medicaid expansion

The ACA helps nonprofits offer health insurance

Affordable Care Act information center (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

Summary of the Affordable Care Act (Kaiser Family Foundation)

Health Reform and Young Alabamians

Health Reform and Alabama Seniors

How the ACA helps America's families (Families USA)

How the ACA helps small businesses (Families USA and Small Business Majority)

ACA implementation timeline (Community Catalyst) 

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