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H.R. 3590 Early Deliverables

H.R. 3590 Early Deliverables

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H.R. 3590 "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act" - Early Deliverables. List of reforms that would go into effect the first year after enactment.
H.R. 3590 "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act" - Early Deliverables. List of reforms that would go into effect the first year after enactment.

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Published by: Tlecoz Huitzil on Nov 19, 2009
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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care ActImmediate Benefits
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act includes health insurance market reforms thatwill bring immediate benefits to millions of Americans, including those who currently havecoverage. The following benefits will be available in the first year after enactment of the PatientProtection and Affordable Care Act.
Access to Affordable Coverage for the Uninsured with Pre-existing Conditions
 
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will provide $5 billion in immediate federalsupport for a new program to provide affordable coverage to uninsured Americans with pre-existing conditions.
 
Coverage under this program will continue until new Exchanges are operational.
Re-insurance for Retiree Health Benefit Plans
 
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will create immediate access to re-insurancefor employer health plans providing coverage for early retirees.
 
This re-insurance will help protect coverage while reducing premiums for employers andretirees.
Closing the Coverage Gap in the Medicare (Part D) Drug Benefit
 
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will reduce the size of the “donut hole” byraising the ceiling on the initial coverage period by $500 in 2010.
 
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will also guarantee 50 percent pricediscounts on brand-name drugs and biologics purchased by low and middle-income beneficiaries in the coverage gap.
Small Business Tax Credits
 
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will offer tax credits to small businesses tomake employee coverage more affordable.
 
 
Tax credits of up to 50 percent of premiums will be available to firms that choose to offer coverage.
 Extension of Dependent Coverage for Young Adults
 
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will require insurers to permit children tostay on family policies until age 26.
Free Prevention Benefits
 
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will require coverage of prevention andwellness benefits and exempt these benefits from deductibles and other cost-sharingrequirements in public and private insurance coverage.

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