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Health & Wellness Spotlight

Health & Wellness Spotlight

Affordable Care Act

Open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) begins on October 1, 2013. Information on obtaining health insurance through the ACA is available at these two websites:

Health Insurance Marketplace
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

For information about the reforms taking effect, the following websites have comprehensive information pages:

About the Law – U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Affordable Care Act –
Affordable Care Act – United States Department of Labor
Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions – Internal Revenue Service
Health Care Law Fact Sheets – AARP

Previous Spotlights

The Health & Wellness Center at the Lucile H. Bluford Branch is a partnership between The Kansas City Public Library, Truman Medical Centers, and the Health Sciences Institute of Metropolitan Community Colleges - Penn Valley. Funding for the project was made possible in part by a grant from the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City.