ObamaCare: The Short Guide to Maximizing Your Benefits Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

ObamaCare: The Short Guide to Maximizing Your Benefits Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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by John A Hendrix
     
 

Don’t want to read the 500 provisions and 2700 pages of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act? Or the 14,000 pages of lawyerese regulations written to implement it? This is your short form guide to the key regulations of Obamacare that will affect you and your family over the coming years. This book contains all you need to know about the Patient… See more details below

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Don’t want to read the 500 provisions and 2700 pages of The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act? Or the 14,000 pages of lawyerese regulations written to implement it? This is your short form guide to the key regulations of Obamacare that will affect you and your family over the coming years. This book contains all you need to know about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in simple, short and easy-to-understand terms.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (often called Obamacare) is the one of the most far-reaching pieces of social legislation in America’s history. Now that the Supreme Court has upheld ObamaCare, it is vital that Americans understand the overwhelming impact it will have on their lives.
ObamaCare: The Short Guide communicates the intricacies of the new health care law in everyday, easily understood language. This book will be a valuable resource for people already insured, people needing to become insured as well as millions of seniors, youths, and business managers who will be affected by the law’s regulations. Every American will be effect in some way, many in a major way, by the Patient Protection Act. This guide will help you in making the best choices for yourself and your family, maximizing your benefits and minimizing your costs under the new health care program.
Table of Contents
Preface
Introduction
For Families: THE TOP FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
How the Health Care Law Benefits You
Increasing Access to Affordable Care
Making Care More Affordable
Strengthening Medicare
Holding Insurance Companies Accountable
Laying the Foundation for 2014
Key Features of the Law
Rights and Protections
Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) and Uniform Glossary
Consumer Assistance Program
Appealing Health Plan Decisions
Preventive Care
Preventive Services Covered Under the Affordable Care Act
Patient’s Bill of Rights
Children’s Pre-Existing Conditions
Doctor Choice & ER Access
Grandfathered Health Plans
Curbing Insurance Cancellations
Insurance Choices
Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP)
Young Adult Coverage
The Health Insurance Marketplace
Consumer Operated and Oriented Plans (CO-OPs)
Insurance Costs
Value for Your Premium Dollar: 80/20 Rule and MLR
Lifetime & Annual Limits
Flexible Spending Account Changes
Rate Review
65 or Older
Medicare Preventive Services
Medicare Drug Discounts
Strengthening Medicare
Employers
Small Employer Tax Credits
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (The Details)
Overview
Summary of funding
Provisions Timeline
Effective at enactment
Effective June 21, 2010
Effective July 1, 2010
Effective September 23, 2010
Effective January 1, 2011
Effective September 1, 2011
Effective January 1, 2012
Effective August 1, 2012
Effective by October 1, 2012
Effective by January 1, 2013
Effective by August 1, 2013
Effective by January 1, 2014
Effective by October 1, 2014
Effective by January 1, 2015
Effective by October 1, 2015
Effective by January 1, 2016
Effective by January 1, 2017
Effective by January 1, 2018
Effective by January 1, 2019
Effective by January 1, 2020
Coverage for contraceptives

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015970913
Publisher:
Seea Publishing
Publication date:
01/26/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
875,805
File size:
1 MB

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