How Healthcare Reform Will Affect Seniors
Your free guide to this important topic
This guide was created in order to answer some of the most often-asked questions about the healthcare reform bill titled, The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which was signed into law March 23, 2010. Each year the bill is slated to roll out new provisions that affect individuals, businesses, insurance companies, health care providers and the government.
While is it inevitable that the bill will be modified over the years, whether by lawmakers or by the courts, it is important to understand the approaching provisions and what they mean for you. Areas where your life will be most affected may include your taxes, adjustments in your existing health care coverage, access to health care coverage, access to information and requirements of employers.
Seniors are the focus of a few of the major portions of the health care reform bill. These include Medicare Part D drug coverage, Medicare benefits and the Elder Justice Act. Included in this guide are the details of these issues as well as answers to commonly asked questions in order to help you better understand each issue.
Topics covered include:
- How will my Medicare benefits change?
- What happens to my Medicare Part D coverage?
- How are my income taxes affected?
- What new assistance is available for long-term care?
- How are seniors protected against abuse under health care reform?
- Is there a timeline for when all these take effect?
- Where can I go for more information?
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