Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act | publications & articles in English.

Affordable Care Act | publications & articles in Spanish.

LOCAL

McHenry County Department of Health | Affordable Care Act enrollment information.

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT | MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH AN IN PERSON COUNSELOR IN MCHENRY COUNTY.

STATE

Get Covered Illinois | The official health marketplace, 866-311-1119, open seven days a week from 8 AM to 8 PM. 

Illinois Health Matters | Information on healthcare reform and the Illinois Marketplace.

Illinois Healthcare Portal | The State of Illinois Health and Wellness one-stop source for your healthcare needs. Here, parents can sign up their children for the state’s affordable health insurance programs, seniors can sign up for one of our affordable prescription drug programs, women can find information on free breast and cervical cancer screenings, and much more.

FEDERAL  

 

Find Local Help at Additional Locations outside McHenry County | Get personal help applying for health coverage.

Healthcare.gov | Federal Health Insurance Marketplace for Individuals.

ASSISTANCE BY TELEPHONE - Affordable Care Act (800) 318-2596 | Have your SS#, income information (paystub, etc.), and current health insurance provider policy number at hand before you call.

Premium Resources

First Search | There are three choices: select "Medicine/Health Consumer" or "Medicine/Health Professional" from the first drop-down menu, or select Medline from the second drop-down menu "Select a Database to Search". Limit to "Full text" if you want access to the whole article. Requires MPLD card.

InfoTrac General Reference Center Gold | general interest database of articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals. Requires MPLD card.

Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health | access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials. Requires MPLD card.

Health Reference Center | clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body. Requires MPLD card.

Websites

DailyMed | provides information about marketed drugs. This information includes FDA labels (package inserts). The National Library of Medicine (NLM) provides this as a public service and does not accept advertisements.

Get Covered Illinois | The official health marketplace.

Healthcare.gov | Federal Health Insurance Marketplace for Individuals.

Illinois Healthcare Portal | The State of Illinois Health and Wellness one-stop source for your healthcare needs. Here, parents can sign up their children for the state’s affordable health insurance programs, seniors can sign up for one of our affordable prescription drug programs, women can find information on free breast and cervical cancer screenings, and much more.

Mayo Clinic | more than 3,000 physicians, scientists, and researchers from Mayo Clinic provide information to assist in managing your health. Information on diseases, drugs, tests, and symptoms.

McHenry County Department of Health | Affordable Care Act enrollment information.

Medicare | The official U.S. government site for Medicare. Find information about health and drug plans, facilities, doctors, and coverage.

Medline Plus | MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it contains information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues.


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