For those interested in health care reform at the federal level there are many resources:
These are government agencies and councils that deal with health care reform.
- Healthcare.gov – get information about the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace.
- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – For information on ACA implamentation and many general aspects of healthcare.
- Learn the basics of health insurance.
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- Learn about the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), charged with implementing many aspects of the ACA, and particularly working with states to implement their Exchanges.
- Resources for professionals that will help people apply.
- White House Council on Women and Girls – resources and information on healthcare along with many other topics.
These are independent organizations that follow federal health care reform issues closely.
- See a 2014 Health Care Reform litigation roundup.
- Raising Women’s Voices – a national initiative working to make sure women’s voices are heard and women’s concerns are addressed as policymakers put the health care law into action. We believe women are grassroots experts in what is wrong with the current health system and what it takes to fix it because of our roles as arrangers of health care for our families.
- National Women’s Law Center provides many updates on federal reform policies and issues.