The Affordable Care Act (ACA), which became federal law in 2010, provides Michigan consumers with important protections and benefits. Find out more about how health reform helps Michigan residents and small businesses. Learn how the new healthcare law helps children and families, young adults, women, people with disabilities, communities of color and seniors.

Health Reform Explained

Confused about how the new health care reform law really works? This short, animated movie -- featuring the "YouToons" -- explains the problems with the current health care system, the changes that are happening now, and the big changes coming in 2014.