There are three options for states to provide access to the Affordable Care Act, and it is important to understand which type is being offered in your state. Visit the Get State Information  page on HealthCare.gov to determine your state’s approach – this can connect you to resources such as cost calculators, local enrollment support and informational brochures that are specific to your state.
Helpful Links for consumers and agencies assisting consumers:
- Affordable Health Care Act Home Page
- The Institute of Medicine has a resource center  to help consumers understand and make health insurance decisions about the Affordable Care Act. Additional materials for download appear on the right hand side of the page.
You can sign-up to get important news and updates on the main page of HealthCare.gov .