Affordable Care Act is the one that prohibits insurance companies from denying coverage for children based on a pre-existing condition. Ron Pollack, Executive Director of Families USA, notes that this provision will be expanded in another two years.One of the most immediately popular aspects of the
Will the health care bill still be in effect then? Pollack sees all the current attacks on the measure as being about partisan politics, with little direct concern for the actual provisions of the law itself.
The political process that ultimately gave us the Affordable Care Act quickly turned away from early calls for a single-payer national health policy. Pollack says its unlikely to change in the foreseeable future, but there is a little space left in the law for individual states to attempt some experiments on their own.
Clikck here to see the Families USA state-by-state table of health care act benefits already in effect.