Resources


There are many resources, national, state, and local, that can provide information or assistance to consumers.

Resources include:

Government

  • Healthcare.gov, www.healthcare.gov (all state exchanges can be accessed through the federal site)
  • The Veterans Administration, www1.va.gov/health
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services www.cms.gov
  • State Insurance Department websites
  • State Attorney General’s Office
  • Your community’s Area on Aging local agency (to find see www.aoa.gov, or call 800 677-1116 for information on local service for older Americans)

Medicare

Nonprofit

Other

  • Insurance company websites
  • Info-line for information on local resources, 211 or www.211.org
  • Disease-specific support groups, Cancer Society, Leukemia Society, Heart Association, etc.
  • FairHealth: Consumer Cost Lookup, www.fairhealthconsumer.org
  • Hospital websites

 

              Also, anyone looking for information should conduct an internet search on specific topics to determine if other resources might be identified.

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