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Immediate effects of health reform bills

Posted By Adam Searing On January 15, 2010 @ 2:28 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

The NYT Prescriptions Blog [1]offers a quick look at some of the more immediate benefits of the health care reform bills. Among them:

* Parents can immediately keep dependent children on their health plans up to age 26
* No annual or lifetime limits in health plans
* New limits on insurance company profits
* Community health center funding
* Closing Medicare drug “doughnut hole”
* Small business tax credits to help buy health insurance
* Temporary expansion of state high risk pools


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[1] NYT Prescriptions Blog : http://prescriptions.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/12/28/health-bill-benefits-for-the-impatient

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