Sometimes video, infographics and other visuals tell a better story. Below are some interesting and insightful pieces to help you get your arms around this “thing” called Health Care Reform.
What Is a Health Savings Account (HSA) and What Can I Use It For?
People across the U.S. are now starting to use their new insurance plans as a result of changes under the Affordable Care Act. Many individuals have high deductible insurance for the first time, tied to a Health Savings Account (HSA). So, what is an HSA and what can it be used for? Here as a Health Savings Account Fact Sheet to help guide you through the basics.
Creating a 2014 Healthcare Budget Worksheet
It’s time to start planning! We’ve created a simple tool to help you estimate how much you need to be prepared to save for your and your family’s healthcare needs in 2014. Take the next step and be empowered to Take Control of Your Health®.
Preventive Services At No Cost to You under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Under the Affordable Care Act, certain preventive care services must be covered at no cost to you. However, variables such as age, risk factors and frequency apply. Use this Infographic as a guide, and feel free to visit www.healthcare.gov for additional information.
A History of Health Insurance
This tool was developed by the Kaiser Family Foundation to illustrate health insurance on premiums and subsidies for people purchasing insurance on their own in new health insurance exchanges (or “Marketplaces”) created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
You can enter different incomes, ages, and family sizes to get an estimate of your eligibility for subsidies and how much you could spend on health insurance.
The Affordable Care Act and Women’s Health
The CDC, Office of Women’s Health, and WomensHealth.Gov created an impactful infographic that explains the unique needs of women and how healthcare reform may affect them. Please click on the image for a larger version.
Health Care Reform Explained Video: “Health Reform Hits Main Street”
This is a fun, easy-to-understand video about Health Care Reform, created by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
WHAT ARE YOUR OPTIONS?
Health Care Reform, also known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is a set of U.S. laws passed to make healthcare accessible and affordable for everyone. Some changes in health coverage started to roll out in 2010; however, more impactful changes are happening now. Here’s an easy-to-follow infographic to help you follow some of the details that will affect you. Please click on the image for a larger version.