Updates about the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
By Michele Trivedi, MHA
Citizens who need health coverage to start on Jan. 1 have more time to apply. The federal government has extended the deadline to Dec. 23.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides navigators to assist those who have questions or need help signing up for a plan. To find a local navigator, call 1-800-318-2596 or go to www.healthcare.gov. Help can also be found at Covering Kids and Families of Indiana.
For more information about how ACA covers autism and developmental disabilities, visit the following websites: The Arc of Indiana, Autism Society of Indiana, and Autism Speaks.
Michele Trivedi is The Arc Insurance Project Manager and a member of the Board of Directors at Little Star Center. She is available to answer your questions regarding ACA coverage for individuals with autism. She can be reached at 317-977-2375.