Thursday, November 11, 2010
The new health care law will provide incentives for employers to offer coverage to low-income workers. Young adults are the highest uninsured, but could remain under their parent’s plan to age 26. Over half of uninsured adults have no access to medical care, delaying conditions needing attention that develop into serious health problems. The law also prevents insurers from rejecting individuals or raising premiums due to pre-existing conditions.
Since the bulk of the new health care reform bill doesn’t go into effect until 2014, these are only a few of the items that will make a difference.
Read more in an excellent report from the Kaiser Commission here.
Posted by Jack Dunning at 1:30 PM