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Healthcare Reform Links

One convenient place to connect with a wide range of virtual resources offering supplemental information.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

http://www.bcbsm.com/healthreform/. This site includes FAQ's, alerts, timelines, individual subsidy calculator and glossary of terms.

Kaiser Family Foundation

http://healthreform.kff.org/. This comprehensive and easy-to-navigate health care reform site provides nonpartisan information about when and how health care reform provisions take effect and how they affect you.

Opioid Use By Young Women Spurs Birth Defect Concerns
Federal health officials say nearly one-third of women who might get pregnant are getting opioid painkiller prescriptions such as Vicodin and Oxycontin, even though such prescriptions carry birth defe...
State Highlights: Md. Gov. Proposes Cuts In Medicaid Reimbursements; Idaho Officials Mull Health Care Overhaul
A selection of health policy stories from Maryland, Idaho, Wisconsin, Colorado, Rhode Island and New York.

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services

http://www.healthcare.gov/. This is the official federal government website for health care reform, which provides a wide array of information regarding the health care law, how to obtain insurance options, and prevention and wellness topics.