Individuals and the Affordable Care Act

Health CoverageOne of the goals of the Affordable Care Act is to help improve care and lower costs for healthy individuals as well as people with health conditions.

Healthy Individuals

Even if you’re healthy now, sooner or later there will come a time when you will need health insurance.  Lack of coverage can result in large financial setbacks and worrying about the cost of your care is the last thing you want to do when faced with injury or illness.  Expanding your options for health insurance and making them more affordable is one of the main objectives of the Affordable Care Act.

Top Things to Know for Healthy Individuals

Individuals with Health Conditions

If you have a health condition, you know how important having health insurance is and how expensive it can be.  Worrying about where to get coverage and the cost of your care is the last thing you want to do when you are dealing with chronic illness.

Top Things to Know for Individuals with Health Conditions

Here are two great resources for more information:

Health Care Law Overview

Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions

From grants to new services and programs, find out how the Affordable Care Act is affecting you where you live:  http://www.healthcare.gov/law/resources/index.html

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PCS Client Services Team

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