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Five Benefits of the New Health Care Law
Changes to the health care system affect everyone, Today you can take advantage of five major benefits of the new health care law, and several other important provisions will go into effect by 2015.To help you better understand the Affordable Care Act, which became law in 2010, by the federal government this essay explains what's changing and when and also describes the details of the five most essential benefits that you can take advantage of today they are:

1. Coverage for Children with Pre-Existing Conditions
Previously: Health plans could limit or deny health coverage to children with pre-existing conditions, such as asthma or diabetes.
Now: The new healthcare law requires health plans to offer coverage to children regardless of whether their health issue was discovered or treated before getting the policy. "For the moment this only applies to children, but by the year 2014 you will not be able to discriminate against anybody who buys coverage based on a pre-existing condition.
2. Elimination of Annual Limits on Benefits
Previously: Health plans could establish a limit on annual or lifetime benefits, which meant that many people with chronic health problems could end up with limited or no benefits.
Now: Health plans can no longer put limits on the amount of care someone needs.
3. Young Adults Can Remain In Their Parents Health Plan
Previously: Health plans could exclude young adults from their parent's health insurance when the individual reached a certain age or became a full-time student.
Now: Young adults can remain in their parent's health plan until they turn 26. "For young people, it's important that they have health insurance so that they can focus on their career and not worry about where they are going to get coverage.
4. Preventive Care and Services
Previously: Some health plans were allowed to…...

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