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Two Years Later: The Benefits of the Affordable Care Act for Louisiana

Since 2010, Louisiana has received $13.1 million in grants from the Prevention and Public Health Fund created by the Affordable Care Act. This fund was created to support effective policies in Louisiana, its communities and nationwide so that all Americans can lead longer, more productive lives. Louisianans will have the security of knowing that if they’re laid off or change jobs, they will not lose coverage. Insurance companies now have to cover preventive care like mammograms and other cancer screenings. The new law makes a significant investment in state and community-based efforts that promote public health, prevent disease and protect against public health emergencies. Providing new coverage options for young adults; Making prescription drugs affordable for seniors; Covering preventive services with no deductible or co-pay; Providing better value for your premium dollar through the 80/20 Rule; Scrutinizing unreasonable premium increases; Removing lifetime limits on health benefits; Creating new coverage options for individuals with pre-existing conditions; Preventing illness and promoting health; Increasing support for community health centers; Strengthening partnerships with Louisiana. Select the link for more information.
 
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Louisiana Benefits from Affordable Care Act
Last Updated: 3/26/2012 12:47:15 PM
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