Learn why expanding home- and community-based care is cost-effective in the long run and how states can do it using two new Medicaid options in the Affordable Care Act.
We recently asked you, the members of the Stand Up for Health Care community, to let us know how health reform will affect your lives. The response was overwhelming. And while opponents of reform are relying on tired old rhetoric, we’ve collected stories from people like you whose lives will be better thanks to health reform.
Jean from Minnesota told us,
Discusses the gaps in the current health coverage system in each state and explains how the Affordable Care Act will fill those gaps and help state residents.
Discusses opportunities to protect consumers by requiring that insurance companies spend a minimum percentage of premium dollars on health care instead of administrative costs, marketing, and profits.
Examines four kinds of protections states have put in place that are designed to protect low-income, uninsured, or underinsured Americans from medical debt