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Health and Medicine

Websites for the New Healthcare Laws

Places for Assistance:health symbol

Go to Get Covered Illinois and scroll down to "Get Help in Your Area" on the right side of the page. You can also go to:

Proviso Township Mental Health Commission          
4565 Harrison St
Hillside, IL 60162
708-240-4435
http://www.ptmhc.org/

PASO 
1115 N 23rd Ave
Melrose Park, IL 60160
708-345-3632
http://pasoaction.org/

ACCESS: Melrose Park Family Health Center         
8321 W North Ave
Melrose Park, IL 60160
773-247-2085
http://www.accesscommunityhealth.net/melrosepark

Mujeres Latinas EnAccion     
7222 W Cermak Rd
North Riverside, IL 60546
708-818-0150
http://www.mujereslatinasenaccion.org/

Articles and websites:

The Affordable Care Act Guide  

Get Covered Illinois
1-866-311-1119
http://getcoveredillinois.gov

"Welcome to the Marketplace," Healthcare.gov
https://www.healthcare.gov/marketplace/individual

“What Is the Marketplace In My State?” Healthcare.gov
https://www.healthcare.gov/what-is-the-marketplace-in-my-state/#state=illinois

“Read the Law: The Affordable Care Act, Section by Section” US Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.hhs.gov/healthcare/rights/law/index.html

“About the Law” HHS.gov/Health Care
http://www.hhs.gov/healthcare/rights/

“Understanding the Health Insurance Marketplace,” CMS
http://www2.illinois.gov/hfs/sitecollectiondocuments/aca_understandinghealthmarketplaceslides.pdf

Illinois Health Matters
http://illinoishealthmatters.org/

“Affordable Care Act,” Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
http://www2.illinois.gov/hfs/PublicInvolvement/AffordableCareAct/Pages/default.aspx

“Marketplace Application Checklist” Healthcare.gov (fill this out before applying)  https://www.healthcare.gov/downloads/MarketplaceApp_Checklist_Generic.pdf

“In-Person Assistance in the Health Insurance Marketplace” The Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight
http://www.cms.gov/cciio/programs-and-initiatives/health-insurance-marketplaces/assistance.html

“eHealth” Web Junction
http://webjunction.org/explore-topics/ehealth.html

“VA, Affordable Care Act and You” U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
http://www.va.gov/health/aca/

“Marketplace Application Checklist” Healthcare.gov
https://www.healthcare.gov/downloads/MarketplaceApp_Checklist_Generic.pdf

“El Mercado de Seguros Médicos comenzará pronto” Ciudado de Salud.gov
https://www.cuidadodesalud.gov/es/

“Health Insurance Blog” Healthcare.org
https://www.healthcare.gov/blog/

“Madigan Urges Illinois Residents to be on the Lookout for Scams in the Affordable Care Act Rollout,” Illinois Attorney General
http://illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/pressroom/2013_10/20131001.html

Other Websites on Health and Medicine  

American Academy of Family Physician

American Diabetes Association

American Heart Association

Arthritis Foundation 

Breast cancer

Centers for Disease Control

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Cook County Department of Public Health

DHS (Department of Human Services)

Flu.gov

Food and Drug Administration

FDA: Approved Drug Products  

Harvard School of Public Health

Health Finder

Health Care for America Act (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Health Care Reform in Illinois

Illinois Department of Public Health

Kid's Health

Library Resources on Breast Cancer

Loyola University Medical Center's Homepage

Loyola University Medical Center's Support Groups

Loyola University Medical Center's Calendar of Events

Mayo Clinic

Medicaid

Medline Plus

Open Clinic

PubMed

Narcotics Anonymous

National Breast Cancer Foundation

National Cancer Institute (AKA Cancer.gov)

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse

National Institute of Mental Health

NHI Senior Health

Robert Crown Center for Health Education

Senior Citizens' Resources

State of Illinois Veterans Care

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

United States National Library of Medicine

     
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