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Affordable Care Act & Healthcare Marketplace  

Learn about the Affordable Care Act, what it means for you, and resources available. Discover more about the Health Insurance Marketplace and what the library has to make your decisions easier.
Last Updated: Feb 19, 2015 URL: http://libguides.ocls.info/aca Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Have health insurance questions?
  • HealthCare Help Center
    HealthCare.gov is there to help you navigate your choices. Call, chat, sign up for updates, or find Navigators in your community who can help you find the right choice for you.
  • Changes for Florida
    Learn about the upcoming changes and how it affects the state of Florida.
 

Read the Law

Introduced on September 17, 2009, this law - officially known as H.R.3590 - Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - was signed into law on March 23rd, 2010.  Read the entire bill here.

How to Get Covered After Enrollment Closes

Although the enrollment period for 2015 is over, you may still have options for finding healthcare.  Here are some local, and national resources that may help.

Enrollment for 2016 will start in the Fall of 2015.

  • Orlando Enrollment Assistance
    The Orlando Enrollment Assistance Center will be open until April 15th for those who still need help with healthcare. They are open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Coverage Outside Open Enrollment
    This healthcare.gov website will help you determine if you can sign up for coverage due to special exemptions outside the normal enrollment period.

Databases

Dive into these database to learn more about your health, get the latest research and news.

  • Health and Wellness Resource Center  Icon  Icon
    Health & Wellness Resource Center is a comprehensive resource that provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information. Use this Resource Center to find information about diabetes, cancer, obesity and depression, among other conditions. Also search within current topics in the news, drug and herbal remedies, health directories, and health highlights.

    Material from this database is intended for informational purposes only, and you are encouraged to consult with your own physician to discuss any course of treatment presented or suggested here.
  • NewsBank  Icon  Icon
    NewsBank provides access to tens of millions of articles and video clips from local (Orlando Sentinel, El Sentinel), state, regional, national and international newspapers and other news sources. Search for healthcare information, the latest news, and more with this resource.
 

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