The Affordable Care Act gives more control to consumers. Now under “Patient’s Bill of Rights” gives the people the flexibility they need to make informed decisions about their health.
Ends Pre-Existing Condition Exclusions for Children:
Health plans can no longer limit or deny benefits to children under 19 due to a pre-existing condition.
Keeps Young Adults Covered:
If you are under 26, you may be eligible to be covered under your parent’s health plan.
Ends Arbitrary Withdrawals of Insurance Coverage:
Insurers can no longer cancel your coverage just because you made an honest mistake.
Guarantees Your Right to Appeal:
You now have the right to ask that your plan reconsider its denial of payment.