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Affordable Care Act: ACA and Me

The Marketplace

Also known as the Health Insurance Exchange. Apply, shop, and enroll in eligible health plans. Open enrollment for 2014 ends March 31, 2014.

Need health coverage? The Health Insurance Marketplace is open! Apply Now

To shop in the Marketplace, you will be required to create an account name and password, and to input some personal information. See this page (opens as PDF) if you would like to gather that information ahead of time.

For Students

Resources on Affordable Care Act and Student Health Insurance

Student-focused resources on the Affordable Care Act, from the American College Health Association (ACHA).

Young Adults and the Affordable Care Act

Questions and answers about ACA from the White House (whitehouse.gov).

State-Level Estimates of Gains in Insurance Coverage Among Young Adults

From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

For more information, see For Duquesne Students.

For Women

ACA and Women

From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Office of Population Affairs

Speaks specifically to family planning services under ACA. The Office of Population Affairs is a leader in family planning and reproductive health care services, training and research.

Family Planning and ACA

From Planned Parenthood Federation of America Inc.

ACA Rules for Expanding Preventive Services for Women

From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

For Children

Children's Health Insurance Program

A major part of ACA is the expansion of the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

ACA and the School-Based Health Center Capital Program

From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

School Health Program

From the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

For Pennsylvania Residents

ACA for Pennsylvanians

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

ACA Implications for Pennsylvania

From the Pennsylvania Health Law Project.

Healthy Pennsylvania

Governer Tom Corbett's proposal for an alternative to the adoption of ACA in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Department of Health

The Department is responsible for planning and coordinating health resources throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

For Minorities & Regional Populations

Minority Health and Health Equity

From the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

ACA and Vulnerable Populations

From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Strategic Plan)

For African-Americans

For Latinos

For Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders

For American Indians and Alaskan Natives

For citizens in rural America

These fact sheets have been prepared to speak directly to the specific needs of minority groups and regional populations. (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

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