The Truth About Health Care Reform
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA): What does it mean for us?What’s the latest on California’s legislation?
What’s ahead ~ this month? next year?
Questions regarding Medicare??
Get the facts ~ Learn how you can help
Ellen R. Shaffer and Joe Brenner
Co-Directors, EQUAL Health Network
Key Features of the Affordable Care Act (ACA):
Expanded Coverage - Phased In Curbing Insurance Abuses
Down payments on Cost Controls: ~ Quality Improvements, Primary care ~
Public Health and Prevention ~ Rate Regulations
SENIORS: $250 drug rebate
SMALL BUSINESSES: Tax break on paying for health insurance
YOUNG PEOPLE: No exclusions for pre-existing conditions. Stay on parents’ health insurance to age 26.
WOMEN: End to gender rating
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