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Health Care Reform

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Transcript of Health Care Reform

Understanding Health Care Reform
WHY THE CONFUSION?


of people say that the most effective form of receiving information about health care reform is:


is when the ACA was signed into law.
It remains in effect today.




of uninsured people do not believe they have enough information
to understand how health care reform will affect them




67%

are unaware that the Affordable Care Act—health care reform—is still the law of the land, including the



of Americans who believe it has been repealed!

4 in 10 Americans
12%
40%
conversations with friends and family
And at pages,
that’s a lot to talk about!
2,500
THE FACTS:
PPACA (Patient Protection
and Affordable Care Act)

Health Care and Education
Reconciliation Act of 2010
The Affordable Care Act
March 2010
THE CHALLENGE
THE BIG PICTURE
THE GOALS OF
HEALTH CARE REFORM:
1. Provide health care coverage to more people.

2. Lower costs of health care over time.




Americans
are uninsured

42.8 million
National health expenditures
totaled an estimated
in 2012

$2.8 trillion
It is expected that health care expenditures will reach


by 2019 by growing at a rate of
6.3%
a year
$4.6 trillion
THE BIG CHANGES

FOR 2014 AND BEYOND
What is the Individual Mandate?

The individual mandate will take effect January 1, 2014 and will require most Americans to have health insurance or potentially pay a penalty.


Coverage has to include essential benefits, which are a set of health care service categories that must be covered by certain plans.

THE PENALTY BOX

For 2014:
$95 per adult and $47.50 per child (up to $295 per family) or 1% of family income, whichever is greater

For 2015:
$325 per adult and $162.50 per child (up to $975 per family) or 2% of family income, whichever is greater

For 2016 and beyond:
$695 per adult and $347.50 per child (up to $2,085 per family) or 2.5% of family income, whichever is greater

The tax penalty for not having insurance will vary over the next 3 years:

JUST THE ESSENTIALS

Essential benefits offered through ACA:

1. Ambulatory patient services
2. Hospitalization
3. Emergency services
4. Maternity and newborn care
5. Chronic disease management, and preventive and wellness services
6. Mental health and substance use disorder services, including behavioral health treatment
7. Prescription drugs
8. Rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices
9. Laboratory services
10. Pediatric services, including oral and vision care

1. This competitive marketplace, also known as an exchange, will be where individuals can compare and purchase coverage.

2. It will primarily serve individuals buying insurance on their own without access to coverage through an employer, spouse, or public plan like Medicaid.

INTRODUCING
YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE
What are the Health insurance market places?


The different levels of coverage offered through the marketplace are:


Bronze (individual pays 40% of costs)

Silver (individual pays 30% of costs)

Gold (Individual pays 20% of costs)

Platinum (individual pays 10% of costs)

What's Available on the
Health Insurance Marketplaces?
IMPORTANT TO KNOW:
What is a Variable Hour Employee?
A variable hour employee is someone whose employer cannot determine whether the employee is expected to be employed on average of at least

30 hours

per week. The work hours are
variable
and
uncertain
.

hours a week is average number of hours you have to work per week to become full-time benefits eligible.

30
employees are expected to be newly eligible for health care coverage
5-10 million

Want to find out more?

1.
Healthcare.gov-

A federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

2.
Healthreform.kff.org-

Sponsored by the Kaiser Family Foundation, a non-profit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the U.S.

Visit:
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