Latest News

January 11, 2013

Posted: January 11, 2013

The Affordable Care Act: What Disability Advocates Need to Know

It is important for people with disabilities, families, and advocates to understand the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the many benefits it can provide. The ACA will help ensure that individuals have access to healthcare, which increases health and prevents costly hospitalizations. The law contains significant nondiscrimination provisions and improvements to Medicaid long term services and supports that are critical to meet the needs of people with developmental disabilities. The ACA also reforms private health insurance like eliminating pre-existing condition exclusions and banning annual and lifetime limits. For more information…

Back to the Previous Page