21 May 2013
When buying a car, some benefits are essential:
Unfortunately, not everything we buy, like health insurance, comes with the essential coverage. That changes with Obamacare (Affordable Care Act), the landmark law that improves healthcare in America by requiring its plan have 10 essential benefits at the minimum. These plans will be offered by each state through Exchanges (marketplaces), where consumers can find affordable, quality healthcare and subsidies (tax credits) to help lower costs.
This Thursday Covered California, our state's Exchange, will finally unveil these plans to the public. Until then, we have a sneak peak at what 10 Essential Health Benefits (EHBs) they'll require to have:
Everyone in California, especially Los Angeles, Fresno, and Riverside - where Covered California has already begun outreach and town hall meetings, should be on the look out for new details of Covered California's health insurance plans. If the opening of Covered California and all other Exchanges on October 1st, 2013 is the Superbowl of health insurance, this week's EHBs announcement is the start of draft season.
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