March 27, 2012 The Unbiased Writer

Its been two years since President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act, that aims to give all Americans the ability to have health insurance. Under the Affordable Care Act insurance companies:

  • are required to cover preventive services to help people stay healthy
  •  prohibited from dropping your coverage if you get sick
  •  not allowed to discriminate against children with pre-existing conditions

When the Affordable Care Act is fully implemented in 2014, Americans will be able to purchase private insurance coverage through new state-based markets called exchanges. Individuals will have the security of knowing they don’t have to worry about losing or finding coverage if they’re laid off, change jobs, or are self-employed. Over the last week, the White House Blog looked at many of the ways the new Affordable Care Act is making a real difference in many people’s lives:

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