Tag: Affordable Care Act

New Rules Issued Implementing Health Care Law, Banning Discrimination Against People with Pre-Existing Conditions

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is publishing a proposed rule to implement several key provisions of the Affordable Care Act to prevent insurance companies from discriminating against people with pre-existing conditions. The health care law will also make it easier for consumers to compare health plans and for employers to promote and encourage employee … Continue reading New Rules Issued Implementing Health Care Law, Banning Discrimination Against People with Pre-Existing Conditions

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Fact Sheets Available on the Affordable Care Act for Americans with Disabilities

The Health and Human Services Office on Disability (OD) which oversees the implementation and coordination of programs and policies that enhance the health and well-being of people with disabilities, has developed a Fact Sheet, "People with Disabilities & Serious Health Conditions: The Top 5 Things You Need to Know About the Affordable Care Act." The … Continue reading Fact Sheets Available on the Affordable Care Act for Americans with Disabilities