Saturday, January 14, 2012

Top 10 Immediate Effects of Health Care Reform

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We compiled a list of the top ten immediate reforms in the health care reform legislation. 10) The cut-off age for young adults to continue to be covered by their parents' health insurance rises to the age of 26. 9) Insurers must now reveal how much money is spent on overhead. 8) Chain restaurants will be required to provide a "nutrient content disclosure statement" alongside their items. Expect to see calories listed on both in-store and drive-through menus of fast-food restaurants sometime soon. 7) No more co-pays for checkups on new plans. 6) Lifetime caps on the amount of insurance an individual can have will be banned. 5) Seniors get rebate to fill the "donut-hole" in Medicare drug coverage, which severely limits prescription medication coverage expenditures over 00. 4) Immediate creation of high-risk pool to cover adults with pre-existing conditions. 3) Businesses with fewer than 50 employees will get tax credits covering up to 50% of employee premiums. 2) An end to denying coverage for pre-existing conditions (Immediately, children can't be denied. The ban on discriminating adults will take effect in 2014). 1) Insurance companies can no longer drop someone when he or she gets sick. A full list of the more immediate benefits: Join The Daily Conversation on Facebook Follow our Tweets for new videos Background image can be found here: With permission under creative commons license:

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