The Affordable Care Act – also known as health reform or “Obamacare” – was signed into law on March 23, 2010. The health reform law has affected millions of Americans, including the autism community. Health insurance is complicated; Autism Speaks wants to help you make sense of the changes under health reform.
We have developed a series of fact sheets to provide straightforward information about some of the law’s most significant reforms and how they might affect you.
- Pre-existing Conditions
- Essential Health Benefits and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) New for 2015!
- Rating Rules
- Guaranteed Availability
- Limits on Out-of-Pocket Costs
- Dependent Coverage to Age 26
- Preventive Services
- Grandfathered Coverage
For questions about the new Health Insurance Marketplaces or how coverage will work in your state, visit healthcare.gov or call the hotline (available 24/7) at 1-800-318-2596. For additional options, such as live chat or a connection to a person in your state that can help you understand your options, see this information. For questions about autism-related information, resources and opportunities, contact our Autism Response Team at firstname.lastname@example.org