This was released earlier this week by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Health care law ensures consumers get clear, consistent information about health coverage Because of the health care law, millions of Americans will have access to standardized, easy-to-understand information about health plan benefits and coverage. Insurance companies and employers are now required to…
Still unclear about health reform? Consumer Reports just released this guide, Seven Things You Need to Know Now: http://tinyurl.com/dxuvdrj What are your thoughts? Did it clarify things for you?
This past week HealthCare.gov shares the following articles: New Resources Help Older Americans and People with Disabilities Maintain their Independence September 11, 2012 Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced $12.5 million in awards to Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) to support older Americans and people with disabilities stay independent and receive…
Hope you will join us to support healthcare for all in our country on September 2, 2012 @ 1 pm for Patients over Politics Doctors for Healthcare Tour, Bibleway Church of Atlas Road MORE INFO: http://act.drsforamerica.org/survey/bustour_columbia/#.UDaiJmNSTUN
Two good medicare updates from HealthCare.gov: People with Medicare Save More Than $4 Billion on Prescription Drugs Partnerships with Pharmacies to Educate Medicare Beneficiaries About Health Benefits
This month a team of professionals serving as consumer representatives to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) organized a recommendation report to assist regulators, lawmakers and the NAIC during implementation of the comprehensive insurance reforms. It discusses details of reforms of private insurance that should be considered as the Affordable Care Act is implemented. VIEW REPORT
The Ruoff Group shared a rather insightful post last week discussing Medicaid expansion for South Carolina, is it saving or costing us? This has been a heated issue since the ACA passed earlier this summer. Ruoff explains the breakdown and meaning of costs and savings for the state. Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) it could cost…
Despite the ongoing critics and skepticism, healthcare reform proves to be a positive for states. Reform provides a huge opportunity for states to receive cash and an almost free pass to provide coverage and care for millions of uninsured residents. In addition, with expanded coverage, state expenditures required to pay for critical services for uninsured residents will drop. After doing…
Today a mom will see her doctor, a dad will get a screening, a little one will get a vaccine, and a teen will talk with a doc. Right now, millions of Americans are using their preventive benefits from the health care law. You can, too. Not just because there may be no insurance co-pays or out-of-pocket costs, but because of all those tomorrows you want to see. Use your benefits today. Learn more at healthcare.gov.
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