Affordable Care Act
Growth in health care job creation remained low in February, with a national gain of 9,500 jobs, according to figures from the Ann Arbor healthcare consulting organization Altarum Institute. Meanwhile, the newly covered under the Affordable Care Act drove health spending up nationwide, while price increases stayed at an all-time low.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.
If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.
Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.
With less than three weeks to go before the Obamacare sign-up deadline, the government is making a big push to get people enrolled.
To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.
If your health insurance is provided by your employer, you will lose coverage if you are laid off or fired. But there are options to stay covered.
The difference between an HMO and a PPO is in their costs and health care options.