Kaiser Health News proves its value once again with an under-the-radar story covering some items you won’t see in many other news sources.
“…several lesser-known provisions also take effect in coming months that could have a lasting impact on the nation’s health care system.
These provisions include eliminating patients’ co-payments for certain preventive services such as mammograms, giving the government more power to review health insurers’ premium increases and allowing states to expand Medicaid coverage to low-income adults without children.
While these changes might not have gotten at lot of attention, they could help build support for the law in the run-up to the contentious mid-term elections.”
Prevention For Less
Knowing Which Treatments Work Best
Helping Cover Early Retirees’ Health Costs
Keeping Tabs on Health Insurance Premiums
Expanded Medicaid Coverage
Care Coordination for ‘Dual Eligibles’
FDA Approval For ‘Follow-On Biologics’
Read the full story at the link above for details.