Bringing health reform home
Today marks the six-month anniversary of the passage of historic health care reform and the implementation date for many of the law’s benefits and protections. The provisions going into effect are online at www.healthcare.gov.
One of the most important aspects of the law is the creation of high-risk pools for people who have trouble getting insurance on the open market. This video about a cancer survivor in New Hampshire who was the first to sign-up for the high-risk pool in her state illustrates well why these reforms are so important: