September 20, 2010 9:07 pm ET filed under Health Care
After they leave their parents' insurance plans and before they receive health care from their employer, health insurance becomes an afterthought to many young people, who simply go without coverage. For those on tight budgets, the cost of health insurance is too high after rent, utilities, and food bills are covered. Starting on September 23, 2010, young adults can stay on their parents' health insurance plan until they are 26 years old. Not only will this new provision ensure proper health care for Americans as they finish their educations and begin their careers, it will also ensure a healthier generation of young Americans.
September 20, 2010 8:58 pm ET filed under Health Care
The new health care law focuses on protecting consumers by preventing insurance companies from enacting policies that include some of the most heinous abuses exploitations of consumers in any industry. September 23, 2010 is the first major date for changes brought by the new law. One of the biggest improvements to our current health care system is a provision that restricts insurance companies from placing a price limit on the amount of health care a family receives. People across the country are hearing all sorts of misinformation about various facets of the law. Below are a few facts about how this particular improvement will affect New Jersey residents.
September 20, 2010 8:45 pm ET filed under Health Care
One of the biggest obstacles for ensuring a long, healthy life is access to simple preventive care. Those who are able to visit a doctor for routine check-ups — including basic vaccinations — stand a better chance for long-term health. As of September 23, 2010, the new health care reform law provides free preventive health services for New Jersey residents. The law guarantees that all new private health insurance plan holders, Medicare and Medicaid enrollees, and the uninsured are eligible to receive free check-ups for a wide variety of diseases.
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