Affordable Care Act Conversation

The Affordable Care Act, or ACA, has a large number of features impacting the marketplace, consumers and small businesses. In this conversation state specialist J. Michael Collins and outreach specialist Caroline Gomez focus on the impacts on families especially related to budgeting, taxes and other financial management tasks that people may need to plan ahead for.

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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Wisconsin

Clarification: BadgerCare+ for children and families will be changing details in slides . The program for elderly, blind and disabled individuals will remain the same (presentation slides 13 – 18).

Four levels of coverage: bronze, silver, gold, and platinum.  (Details slide 36.)


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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Wisconsin

This presentation prepared by Covering Kids & Families helps us to understand, “What is this law, and what does it mean for Wisconsin?”


Caroline B. Gomez, MSW, Healthcare Outreach Specialist, Covering Kids & Families , Healthcare Outreach

Specialist Nancy Crevier, Marinette County Family Living Educator & Family Living Team Co-chair

Jean Nothnagel, MS, Healthcare Outreach Specialist, Covering Kids & Families, Healthcare Outreach Specialist

J. Michael Collins is a associate professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a specialist with UW-Extension Cooperative Extension Family Living Programs and Caroline Gomez is a Health Care Outreach Specialist at Covering Kids and Families at UW-Madison.