Issues: Health Care

Dear Friends,
This website provides the latest information about the benefits and changes taking place in the health care system due to the Affordable Care Act.  Whether one supports the law or not, I want to ensure that everyone has accurate information. I encourage you to explore the resources contained on this site and browse the official federal website, which is a reliable resource about the law and is updated regularly. Also, I hope you will sign up for my newsletter ( and visit or call my office. My staff and I look forward to assisting you. To read Rep. Johnson's entire letter, click HERE.

If you do not have access to a computer or the Internet, consumers can call a toll free number: 1-800-318-2596 and for TTY/TDD: 1-800-889-4325.

Get a Break on Costs Starting in 2014

Thanks to a new kind of tax credit and the expansion of some programs, more people than ever will qualify for help that will make insurance affordable.

Why It’s Important to Have Health Insurance

No one plans to get sick or hurt, but most people need medical care at some point. Health insurance helps pay these costs. Learn how insurance works – and why it’s so important to have.

What’s Changing and When

Learn how the rights, benefits, and choices provided by the Affordable Care Act affect you – and the community you live in.

For more information about the healthcare marketplace, known as the exchanges, click the icon or click HERE

Helpful Affordable Care Act Tipsheets and Information Guides

What you need to know about the new health insurance marketplaces

For small businesses: what you need to know about the Affordable Care Act

Key government websites

The Navigator program

Tax credit calculators

State by state information on premium tax credits

How the law benefits young adults and children

How the law benefits women

How the law benefits seniors & improves Medicare


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