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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Healthcare.gov- Primary consumer information regarding the changes to health insurance and the health insurance marketplace.  Consumers can also call 1-800-318-2596 to get personal assistance and help in languages other than English.

Healthlawanswers.aarp.org - AARP's Affordable Care Act information page.  Find out how the healthcare law affects you and your family.

Health and Human Services ACA Full Text - Read the full text of the Affordable Care Act.

Montanahealthanswers.com - Montana's Auditor and Commissioner of Securities & Insurance, Monica Lindeen has set up this webpage to answer your questions about the law.  This site includes an "ask" option where you can ask your specific questions and have them answered!

Talk to a Human - Talk to a trained expert in or near your community. All the individuals listed on this website have been trained and certified by the office of Montana Insurance Commissioner Monica J. Lindeen.

General Health Information

American Indian Health
An information portal to issues affecting the health and well-being of American Indians.

A great site for typical family health issues that is hosted by the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Visit the official U.S. government site for information on doctors, prescription drug plans, and more.

Health information from the National Institutes from Health, including consumer health, prescription drugs, and interactive videos.

Parenting Montana
ParentingMontana.org provides easy-to-use parenting tools to support your child’s success from kindergarten through the teen years.

Quitting nicotine is hard. for FREE help quitting ALL commercial tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes.

Find consumer health information, reviews, and facilitated community forums. Includes pet health.

Medical Research

Cancer information from the National Cancer Institute.

Merck Manual
Search this comprehensive, online medical library for consumers and medical professionals.

Tools for Evaluating Health Information

A User's Guide to Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the web
Created by the Medical Library Association, this consumer resource provides guidelines on finding the highest quality health information on the web, as well as providing examples of the best health websites. Included in this guide are general research starting points as well as specific sites for cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.
What did my doctor say?
Online dictionary designed to help understand medical terminology.  Provides information about commonly used medical words.