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The Affordable Care Act

Healthcare.gov - The federal government's website where you can learn about and sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. You can also sign up by mail by downloading this application, filling it out and mailing it.

Other Helpful Resources

~ Read the full text of the Affordable Care Act.  

~ If you are learning more about the Healthcare Marketplace and helping people apply, check out these resources.

~ Are you in state government or are you a stakeholder in the health care field? Learn more about how to talk with representatives from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services through open door forums.

~ If you want to compare some of the many providers out there, check them out through this site.

~ If you want to read some nonpartisan, detailed analysis of the Affordable Care Act, review the reports prepared by the Congressional Budget Office.

~ Compare opinions about the Affordable Care Act from the Kaiser Family Foundation, Heritage Foundation, Commonwealth Fund, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Enroll America, State Reforum, and John Locke Foundation.

Tax Forms, Publications, Law, Regulations and Exempt Organizations Search

Search for federal agencies and other information:

United States House, United States Senate, and the White House:

United States Laws, Rules and Regulations and Supreme Court Opinions:

Selected Low-Income Rental and Owned Housing Websites:
  • Social Serve
  • HUD - US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) office link for low-income rental housing in North Carolina.
  • HUD - Link to low-income home ownership assistance in North Carolina.

National Do Not Call Registry

Ready.gov - The US government’s gateway to homeland security information.

OSHA Standards

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance - A guide to grants, loans, and other forms of assistance from many federal agencies.

Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks:

Exporting and Importing:

Economic Indicators - US Economics and Statistics Administration website, which provides statistics on many economic indicators.

Career Search Information and US Government Jobs:

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - Describes the duties of many different occupations and also gives information on background requirements, employment outlook, and earnings outlook.
  • O'Net - The online version of the former Dictionary of Occupational Titles. Gives definitions of many job titles. Also includes listings of work values, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other features for each job title.
  • USAJobs - The official employment opportunities site of the US government, maintained by the US Office of Personnel Management.
  • Federal Jobs Digest - An excellent federal job opportunity site run by a company in the private sector.

Consumer and Health Information:

  • Federal Citizen Information Center - Advice on a wide variety of consumer topics. Also features links to more detailed sources.
  • Medline Plus - Information on many health topics, as well as links to directories of physicians and some other medical personnel.
  • Health Finder - Website with information on many health topics and maintained by the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Science.gov - US government’s gateway to scientific and technical information.

Government Printing Office

Government Information at UNCG

Government Documents at NC A&T State University

Library of Congress

Last updated: 5/9/2014 5:03:49 PM