The nation’s top physician groups told White House officials Tuesday they are worried about what consumers will encounter after Jan. 1, when millions are expected to gain coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
After initial outrage over insurance cancellation notices, some people are finding better coverage and good deals on the marketplace.
Mini-med plans, often favored by retailers and restaurants with large numbers of low wage and part-time workers, generally provide an extremely limited range of benefits, and total coverage may be capped at just a few thousand dollars a year. Plans available through healthcare reform are likely to be much better.
Officials in at least a half dozen states are pushing back against health plans in the new insurance markets that limit choice of doctors and hospitals in a bid to control medical costs.
An ad campaign in Colorado dangles alcohol and sex in front of young people to entice them to learn about health insurance
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Will the Affordable Care Act’s efforts to manage costs stifle innovation? How can research organizations invest in developing new products that improve health and quality of life if these medications and devices are not adequately covered for consumers? How will patients be impacted?
Consumers will have an extra week — until Dec. 23 – to enroll in health insurance coverage that begins Jan. 1.
The previous deadline was Dec. 15.
What is the problem in the first place?
Is there a downside for people to renew these old policies?
How big a deal is this really?
Nearly half of Americans now hold an unfavorable view of the law and only a third like it, according to poll.
The 16-percentage point gap between positive and negative views is almost the largest it has been since the foundation began its monthly tracking poll in April 2010.
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