Affordable Care Act
passed by Congress and signed into law by the President in March 2010, gives you better health security by putting
in place comprehensive health insurance reforms that hold insurance companies accountable, lower health care costs, guarantee more choice,
and enhance the quality of care for all Americans.
he Act will not be implemented all at once. Portions of the law have already taken effect like provisions that implement a new Patient’s
Bill of Rights that put an end to some of the worst insurance company
Before reform, cancer patients and individuals suffering from other serious and chronic diseases were often forced to limit or go without
treatment because of an insurer’s lifetime limit on their coverage. Insurance companies can no longer put a lifetime limit on the amount
of coverage enrollees receive, so families can live with the security of knowing that their coverage will be there when they need it most.
Up to 20,400 people who typically hit their lifetime limits will benefit from this provision.
Along with nearly 102 mil. consumers who will no longer have a
lifetime limit on their insurance policy.