Monday, March 22, 2010

10 ways health care reform may impact your life

Posted By on Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 11:14 AM

The health care reform bill is further along in the soon-to-be-law pipeline. So? What does that mean for you? If you're listening to the political pundits — or even to politicians — it's easy to get confused in the midst of their verbose and vitriolic tug of war. Fortunately, Crooks and Liars breaks it down for us.

Here's the first four items from their list of 10:

Here are ten benefits which come online within six months of the President's signature on the health care bill:

  1. Adult children may remain as dependents on their parents’ policy until their 27th birthday
  2. Children under age 19 may not be excluded for pre-existing conditions
  3. No more lifetime or annual caps on coverage
  4. Free preventative care for all

Read the rest of this post, by Karolihere.

Further reading:

And, in case you missed it (it was nearly midnight), here's President Obama shortly after the passage of the health care reform bill in the U.S. House of Representatives last night:

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