10 Ways Healthcare Is About To Change IMMEDIATELY

doctors

Health care reform is finally happening.

The whole “universal coverage” bit isn’t actually expected until like 2014, but somethings happen immediately.

The Democrats, eager to trumpet the new bill, have spelled out what these are.

Here’s 10 Immediate Benefits From The Passage Of Health Care >

No excluding children based on a pre-existing condition

Source: House Democrats

All Americans who are uninsured because of a pre-existing condition are now insured -- by a stopgap high-risk pool

Source: House Democrats

No dropping people from coverage when they get sick

Source: House Democrats

Seniors now have a higher limit on prescription coverage by Medicare

Source: House Democrats

Small businesses get tax credits to purchase coverage

Source: House Democrats

Source: House Democrats

All plans must cover an enrollee's dependent children until age 26

Source: House Democrats

All new plans must cover preventive services and immunizations without cost-sharing

Source: House Democrats

An easier appeals process for rejected claims is now in the works

Source: House Democrats

Insurers have to publish their overhead costs and will have to pay premium rebates if costs are too high

Source: House Democrats

Business Insider Emails & Alerts

Site highlights each day to your inbox.

Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.


Tagged In

features home-us