As a result of the current Federal government funding situation, the information on this website may not be up to date or acted upon. Updates regarding government operating status and resumption of normal operations can be found at www.opm.gov . Despite the lapse in appropriations, IHS will continue to provide direct clinical health care services as well as referrals for contracted services that cannot be provided through IHS clinics. For more information on how IHS is impacted, visit: HHS Contingency Plan
Health Insurance Marketplace Coming in October 2013
The Affordable Care Act is already making a difference in the lives of millions of Americans. Since the law passed, millions of seniors have access to affordable prescription drugs and are taking advantage of free annual wellness visits. Millions more Americans now have access to preventive services with no co pay. And children under the age of 26 can now be covered on their parent's insurance plans.
The best place to learn about the benefits that are coming is the website HealthCare.gov .You'll find information about how the coming Health Insurance Marketplace will work, what the benefits will be, and what the key deadlines and milestones are yet to come.
For information about how health reform impacts American Indians and Alaska Natives visit tribalhealthcare.org .