Obamacare experience has mostly been positive.
Note: This story was researched using the Affordable Care Act website as background, while also viewing a TV interviews with a Care Act patients.
When it comes to the “Affordable Care Act,” that is also nicknamed “Obamacare Insurance,” the prognosis is very good, say those without health insurance who now are being treated by a doctor. Also, a new Affordable Care Act patient commented online about “my Obamacare experience being super” because “I now have the patient’s bill of rights that protects my health.” The patient applied for this new health care insurance at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services website. The patient lives in Georgia with a wife and three children.
About Obamacare Insurance
According to the Affordable Care Act website, the goal of the law is to put consumers back in charge of their health care.
In turn, the coverage includes:
– Ending any pre-existing condition exclusions for children
– Keeps young adults covered if they are under age 26, and are eligible to be covered under their parents health plan
– Ends arbitrary withdrawals of commercial health insurance coverage
– Gives patients the guaranteed right to appeal
– Changes lifetime limits on coverage
– Ensures premium increases are justified
– Allows patients to get the most from their health insurance premium dollars
– Offers preventive care at no out of pocket cost
– Ensures that a patient’s doctor choice is protected
– Features true emergency services, while removing insurance barriers for seeking emergency care at hospitals outside the patient’s health plan network
In general, the new Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare” is about helping people who could not afford health insurance in the past.
Obamacare patient overview
There are many interesting patient success stories online about people without health insurance now feeling better because they signed up for Obamacare. For instance, a family in Atlanta, GA was able to sign up with Humana with little problem. The family was also able to get a federal subsidy for signing up with the Affordable Care Act because their overall earnings for last year were well below the national poverty line. George and Marie S. of Atlanta told a local TV station that they only had to pay $37 per month to cover both themselves and their three children.
When asked if they ever used a health plan before, George said no because “we could not afford health insurance.” In turn, they are thrilled with their new health insurance plan because “we can now afford to get care,” commented George on a local Atlanta TV news program.