The League of Women Voters Louisiana developed "Health Insuance Basics " Affordable Care Act (ACA) Law & Marketplace Information- Individuals/Families/Businesses". This two page document may help consumers become better educated and find resoureces to help them get health insurance throught the Marketplace. It is distrubed at various events and meetings.  It is available at click on the Health Care Section.

 Kaiser Family Foundation’s 2014 YouToons video about Obamacare, the YouToons are back in their third health care cartoon. In the new 5-minute animated video produced by the Kaiser Family Foundation, Health Insurance Explained – The YouToons Have It Covered, the YouToons break down important insurance concepts, such as premiums, deductibles and provider networks. The video explains how individuals pay for coverage and obtain medical care and prescription drugs when enrolled in various types of health insurance, including HMOs and PPOs. It is very informative and educational. You can request a copy to use for educational purposes.  Champions For Coverage partners receive free educational items, including paid postage, to share with consumers. League of Women Voters Louisiana and St. Tammany have order and received itmes in English and Spanish. Go to to check it out.  Lnda Hawkins, LWVLA Healthcare Rep.