Access to Public and Private Health Care Resources

Photograph of a doctor talking to a patient in a hospital.

Health care is a central issue for people with disabilities. Finding affordable health care and obtaining adequate health care coverage have been among the greatest obstacles to independent living, employment and full participation in their communities. The federal government recognizes that people with disabilities should not be hindered in acquiring health care or health insurance. The importance of quality health care goes far beyond physical conditions. Mental health issues are now given the prominence and coverage they deserve

This section of offers a wide range of information on health care programs and resources available throughout the federal government.

Please choose from the categories listed along the left-hand side of this page for more information on this topic.

  • The White House: President George W. Bush
  • The U.S. government's official web portal.