Health Care Reform (Affordable Care Act, ACA, Obamacare, PPACA)

Covering Kids & Families Wisconsin – Covering kids & families (CKF) is a statewide coalition dedicated to reducing health disparities and improving overall health in Wisconsin by cultivating a network of informed individuals and organizations and thereby enhancing capacity to maximize participation in public health insurance programs.

Enroll America – Enroll America is a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to ensure that all Americans are enrolled in and retain health coverage. Enroll America is a collaborative organization, working with partners that span the gamut of health coverage stakeholders—health insurers, hospitals, doctors, pharmaceutical companies, employers, consumer groups, faith-based organizations, civic organizations, and philanthropies—to engage many different voices in support of an easy, accessible, and widely available enrollment process.

Families USA – Families USA is a national nonprofit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans. Working at the national, state, and community levels, they have earned a national reputation as an effective voice for health care consumers for 30 years. – A federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to find insurance options, prepare for health insurance market, health insurance basics, health care law, and prevention and wellness.

Health Insurance Marketplace: Becoming a Certified Application Counselor Organization. Want to find out how your organization can help millions of Americans get health coverage? If you’re interested in training your staff and volunteers to assist people applying for coverage through the Federally-facilitated Marketplace (including a State Partnership Marketplace), you can apply to be a Certified Application Counselor (CAC) organization. Applications are now available for interested organizations to complete

Health Reform Source – A leader in health policy analysis, health journalism and communication, the Kaiser Family Foundation is dedicated to filling the need for trusted, independent information on the major health issues facing our nation and its people. You can find health reform basics, research and analysis, states, public opinion, and interactive features including federal funds tracker, quiz, and exchange monitor.

State Health Policy Options -This website is a virtual resource center developed by the National Governors Association (NGA) that makes it easier to explore potential solutions to the health policy problems that state policymakers face. The website provides policymakers seeking solutions to their common health care problems with innovative approaches that arise from expert analysis and the experience of states in their efforts to improve health care access, affordability and quality.

“The You Toons Get Ready for ObamaCare” – Educational cartoon (7-minute animated video) produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation, explains components of the ACA and how various Americans are affected.

UW Extension Health Reform website – A website from the UW Extension on health reform especially in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin AHEC – Affordable Care Act page

White House Health Reform – Maintained by the White House, this website offers information about the Health Reform law, myths and facts, and health care news and stories.