Navigating the health care system can be daunting, especially if you are uninsured, have a pre-existing condition, or can’t access the care you need. Do you have questions about your health insurance options, rights as a consumer, or about what all of the changes coming as part of the Affordable Care Act, the nation’s new health care law, mean for you? Below are some resources to help you better understand not only your health insurance options and rights as a consumer today but also what some of these big public policy changes might mean for you in the coming months and years.
Information about your current health insurance options in Georgia
HealthCare.gov, a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides up-to-date information about your health insurance options and about changes coming through the Affordable Care Act. If you’re searching for health insurance coverage for yourself or your family and want to see what is available to you, HealthCare.gov can walk you through the process.
Have a question, complaint, or want to appeal a decision made by your health insurance company? Learn about your rights and how to contact Georgia’s Insurance Department here.
Questions about the Affordable Care Act and what it means for you and your family?
Consumer Reports has produced a clear and easy-to-understand guide about the upcoming changes to the health care system as a result of the Affordable Care Act and how they can help you and your family access meaningful and affordable health care coverage. The guide is available for download here.
The Kaiser Family Foundation has written and produced a short animated video that explains the Affordable Care Act and what it means for you. The Kaiser Family Foundation also has extensive information and resources about the new health law here.