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Affordable Health Care Act

Healthcare.gov
The federal hub for health law information

Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services
Information on the Affordable Care Act and Health Insurance Changes

Consumer Guides

Health Care Association of Michigan
Activities; licensing; consumer’s guide; long-term care & nursing homes

Health Plan Report Card
Find out if your health plan covers various procedures

Lab Tests Online
Helps to understand clinical terms used, meaning of results and reliability of results in many common lab tests.

Michigan Health & Hospital Association
Hospitals; health news; and other resources.

Verify a License
Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs: Bureau of Professional Licensing / Bureau of Community and Health Systems.

Health Law Information

Healthcare.gov
The federal hub for health law information.

Issues & Concerns
 
Americans with Disabilities Act Homepage
Information and technical assistance as well as publications and Q & A’s

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Extensive info about diseases worldwide

Children’s Special Health Care Services
Providing information to individuals with special health care needs

Healthfinder
Excellent source for disorders & conditions A-Z

Mayo Clinic
Excellent source for a variety of health topics

Medicare
Official U.S. Government site for people with Medicare

MedlinePlus
The ultimate medical information portal, this site brings together authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations.

 

Nutrition & Fitness

American Dietetic Association
Official website with sections for lay and professional searchers

Nutrition.gov
Nutrition information for all age groups from infants to the elderly

Recovery & Support

AA Alcoholics Anonymous 
Twelve step recovery program for those seeking help with problem drinking; additional links to local and regional info.

CancerCare
A national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer.

Emotions Anonymous
Twelve step program for those seeking help with emotional difficulties.

Gamblers Anonymous
Twelve step recovery program for those addicted to gambling.

Narcotics Anonymous
Twelve step recovery program for those with chemical dependency issues other than alcohol; including prescription drugs.

Overeaters Anonymous
Twelve step recovery program for compulsive overeaters.