New health insurance options under the Affordable Care Act

Let us help you learn about your options & enroll!

The federal Affordable Care Act (sometimes called Obamacare) brings many new options for health insurance coverage for individuals, families and small businesses. These include:

Which plans will offer access to UMHS hospitals, health centers and doctors? Find out here.

U-M coverage help

If you are a UMHS patient, or even if you're not, and you have questions about the new options:

Please call our Patient Financial Counselors at (877) 326-9155 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday-Friday. 

Or email them at .

Our staff is fully trained in all insurance options, and ready to serve our patients and their families, and the broader community.

The UMHS Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools (RAHS) also has several trained counselors available to offer by-appointment help.  Call 734-998-5795 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, or email

Read more in this post on our UMHS Blog site

Get answers to common questions on this page

If you have VA benefits, visit this page

For general information about the Affordable Care Act and what it means to you, or explore and enroll in plans on your own,  visit for more information.

Read more about all the ways the Affordable Care Act is making a difference in Michigan on this page.






If you live in Michigan, you can also visit the Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program (HICAP), or contact them anytime at 877-999-6442 or .

You can also calculate what your general costs and tax credits for plans offered in Michigan might be, using the state's Online Premium Estimator.  Or use the calculator below, from the nonprofit Kaiser Family Foundation. Keep in mind these are only estimates!

Last updated 11/12/14