Below you’ll find a list of recommended resources pertaining to the Affordable Care Act. 
Please ask the Reference Desk if you have any questions.


AARP Healthcare Reform Law Fact Sheet – Informational fact sheets provided by the AARP’s department of Education and Outreach. Fact sheets are available in a variety of languages.

Affordable Care Act Legislation – The Affordable Care Act in its entirety.

Consumer Reports – One of the most trusted ways for individuals to research products prior to purchasing, Consumer Reports provides free guides to Medicare and Health Care Reform available for download.

Healthcare.gov – The “official” website for the latest information regarding the Affordable Care Act. People who need to enroll in a healthcare plan, and would like to do so online, can visit this site and create an account.

Medline Plus – Produced by the National Library of Medicine, Medline Plus offers health-related information on a variety of topics in easy to understand terms.

The Ohio Benefit Bank – Aside from connecting individuals to resources regarding the Affordable Care Act, The Ohio Benefit Bank provides information on over twenty different government programs.

Ohio Department of Insurance – Updated regularly, the Ohio Department of Insurance’s website provides answers to FAQs about Federal Health Care Reform as it relates to Ohio residents.

Rural Assistance Center – A product of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Rural Initiative, the Rural Assistance Center helps rural community members access the full range of health care programs available through the Federal government.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – Are you a Veteran? Find out how the Affordable Care Act impacts you!


Phone Numbers:

Affordable Care Act Toll Free Hotline – 1-800-318-2596 (TTY: 1-855-889-4325)
The Ohio Benefit Bank – 1-800-648-1176


Area Navigators:

Renee Lung
Canton Community Clinic
2725 Lincoln St E
Canton, OH 44704
330-454-2000 ext. 227

Good Samaritan Community Health Center
405 S Linden Ave
Alliance, OH 44601
Toll free: 877-722-3303


Downloadable Forms:

Application form for individuals
Application form for families