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.
The Top Five Things You Need to Know
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
State by State Fact Sheets
Choose your state to learn more about the immediate benefits of the Affordable Care Act.
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.
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.
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.
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: