Early evidence from across the nation suggests that consumer assisters are playing a vital role in helping people enroll in the new coverage options made possible by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s State Health Reform Assistance Network has engaged with a number of states to develop easy-to-understand materials to educate consumer assisters about various issues that may confuse consumers and the assisters trying to help them during the eligibility determination and enrollment process.

The following resource guide, developed by the Center for Health Care Strategies, was created to help consumer assisters answer some of the most common eligibility and enrollment questions related to coverage for American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN).