Tú & El Obamacare: A Resource to Help People with HIV Navigate the ACA Now Available in Spanish!

Content From: Tina Hoff, Senior Vice President and Director, Social Impact Media at Kaiser Family FoundationPublished: March 20, 20142 min read


This post was also authored by Caroline Herter Jackson, Senior Program Officer, Health Communications & Media Partnerships, Kaiser Family Foundation; and Jen Kates, PhD, Vice President and Director, Global Health & HIV Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation


The Kaiser Family Foundation’s Obamacare & YOUExit Disclaimer consumer web portal to help people living with HIV navigate the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is now available in SpanishExit Disclaimer . Specifically designed to address the needs of people with HIV, the Tú & El ObamacareExit Disclaimer web portal, funded by Gilead Sciences, Inc., is presented as part of Greater Than AIDS, a leading national public information initiative developed by the Kaiser Family Foundation together with the Black AIDS Institute.

As many as 1 in 4 uninsured individuals who are eligible for coverage through the Health Care Marketplace nationwide are Latino. Others may benefit from expanded coverage of Medicaid in states that opted to do so. Uninsured Latinos living with HIV could be among those who make the greatest gains in coverage from the ACA.

Among the features offered on the Tú & El Obamacare portal are:

The Tú & El Obamacare consumer web portal is part of the Foundation’s ongoing effort to help consumers understand the ACA and their choices under the law. More of the Foundation’s consumer resources on the ACA available in Spanish can be found on https://www.kff.org/cuidado-de-salud-recursos-para-los-consumidores/Exit Disclaimer. The Tú & El Obamacare portal complements the Foundation’s English language site and resources.

For more information about the Obamacare & You in Spanish, visit: https://www.greaterthan.org/campaigns/health-coverage-you-es/Exit Disclaimer.

How are you using the web and social media to support consumer knowledge of insurance options under the Affordable Care Act as we approach the March 31 enrollment deadline? You can also tell us below about how you are using the Obamacare & You sites (English or Spanish).