Obamacare: Weaving a sturdier safety net

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Author(s) Ruth Marcus
Source The Washington Post
Date November 7, 2013
URL http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/ruth-marcus-obamacares-sturdier-safety-net/2013/11/07/33c3a722-47e0-11e3-a196-3544a03c2351_story.html
Quotes-start.png Shopping for insurance today, [Patrick Tumulty] wouldn’t have been denied coverage or charged vastly more because of his expensive preexisting condition. His insurer wouldn’t have been able to wriggle out of paying bills because of that condition. He would have been able to afford a checkup (with no co-payment) that might have detected his disease earlier. His policy would cover his expensive prescription medications. He wouldn’t have to worry about bumping up against annual and lifetime limits on benefits. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Act should not have been passed on the topic Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.