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This page contains information for Arizona librarians regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA). With libraries being called upon to act as information centers and with open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace beginning in less than 2 months (October 1, 2013), we at the State Library are looking to provide you with continuously updated information through online guides, articles and webinars.
Please check back often as the contents of this page will update as we get more information.
Three Key Facts about the Affordable Care Act:
- Arizonans needing individual coverage will sign up at http://www.healthcare.gov.
- Open enrollment begins October 1, 2013 and lasts until March 31, 2014.
- Coverage begins January 1, 2014.
Arizona Libraries & The Affordable Care Act I: Information & Resources
September 5, 2013 - Yamila El-Khayat of the Arizona Health Sciences Library discusses Arizona-specific information and several important resources Arizona librarians may use in helping patrons with the Affordable Care Act.
Arizona Libraries & The Affordable Care Act I: Meet the Navigators
September 5, 2013 - The Region IX HHS Director and representatives of each of Arizona’s official Navigator organizations discuss the role of Navigators and Certified Application Counselors in assisting Arizonans in enrolling in the Health Insurance Marketplace.
Meaningful Use: Libraries Connecting Patrons to ACA Resources
August 28, 2013 - Webjunction webinar featuring Susan Hildreth (IMLS), Susie Butler (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services), Evan Gallagher (ZeroDivide), Carmen Patlan & Tatiana Alonso (Waukegan Public Library), and Lissa Staley (Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library).
Resources for Librarians
General Information and Links
Libguide from NNLM Pacific Southwest Region
WebJunction eHealth Page
Resources for Patrons
The following are official publications from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) http://www.cms.gov. They may be downloaded and printed for your patrons. All fit on the front or front and back of one page.
Marketplace Application Checklist
Protect Yourself from Fraud
Get Ready to Enroll
ACA Navigator Information
Press Release - ACA Navigator Grant Recipients
PDF – List of ACA Navigator Grant Awardees
Arizona Navigator Grantees
Arizona Association of Community Health Centers
700 East Jefferson Street, Ste 100
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 253-0090 / Fax (602) 252-3620
Arizona Board of Regents
The Center for Rural Health, UA
Campesinos Sin Fronteras, Inc.
201 N Bingham Avenue, Ste 1
Somerton, AZ 85350
PO Box 423, Somerton 85350
FAX: (928) 627-1899
Greater Phoenix Urban League, Inc.
1402 South Seventh Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85007-3902
(602) 254-5611 Phone
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