New Web Portal Explains the Affordable Care Act for People With HIV
November 6, 2013
This article was reported by the eNews Park Forest.
eNews Park Forest recently reported that the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) launched a new web portal, "Obamacare & You," designed to assist HIV-infected people in understanding potential health insurance changes that would result from the Affordable Care Act (ACA). KFF estimated that 25 percent of U.S. HIV-infected people were uninsured and many more lacked adequate insurance. HIV-infected people would be among those most likely to benefit from ACA reforms that would remove annual and lifetime spending limits and prohibit insurance companies from denying health coverage because of pre-existing conditions. KFF also expected more low-income HIV-infected people to seek Medicaid assistance in states that chose to expand coverage.View Full Article
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