Affordable care act
The incoming Administration and Congressional Members will take office with new policy priorities. On healthcare, some will remain the same, while others will change.
The New York Times reports on the navigating the new healthcare marketplace under the Affordable Care Act with a chronic condition like hydrocephalus. They offer advise on choosing the best plan for your medical circumstances.
Every year Medicare has an open enrollment period; this year’s open enrollment runs from October 15 – December 7, 2012. This is the time when people eligible for Medicare services can compare plans and make sure they have the right health and prescription drug coverage, particularly individuals with disabilities and chronic conditions who could see increased benefits and lower costs with the new healthcare changes.
By Gina Shaw The following article is reprinted by permission from Neurology Now: www.neurologynow.com, October/November 2011 – Volume 7 – Issue 5 – p 18–20 When the Affordable Care Act was signed into law in March 2010, one of the centerpieces of the plan was the creation of “health insurance exchanges.” These state-by-state marketplaces allow […]