The Affordable Care Act Brings Welcome Benefits to People with Chronic Illnesses

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Excerpt from The Affordable Care Act: How the Law Helps (and Doesn’t Help) People with Chronic Illnesses. Click here for the full article.

 

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Healthcare Pre-ACA

People with chronic illnesses in the United States have suffered greatly under the country’s broken healthcare system which has been in desperate need of reform for decades. Too many people have gone bankrupt trying to cover enormous medical bills; the high cost of prescription drugs means some are forced to choose between paying for food and buying life-saving medicines;  health insurance companies, the real “death panels,” have denied life-saving treatments and medications to people with chronic illnesses. (more…)

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Will Health Care Reform help Small Businesses and Nonprofits Afford Health Care Benefits?

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The Affordable Care Act (ACA), ObamaCare, Heath Care Reform—whatever you call it, it’s the same thing and it is the biggest reform in U.S. health care since Medicaid and Medicare were signed in to law in 1965. (more…)

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