TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE
The health reforms are large and complicated, but there are certain provisions everyone knows about. However, even that knowledge is almost always vague, and that’s led to a lot of misperceptions about whom these provisions affect and at what cost.
Below are a series of short quizzes to take yourself and share with your friends on the following aspects of the health law:
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was intended to ensure that all American citizens had access to health care coverage. We were told in 2009 that 46 million people in the U.S. were uninsured. (NPR)
According to public opinion polls, many people like the provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that requires insurance companies to offer health care coverage to “children” up to age 26 as part of their parents’ insurance coverage.
Supporters of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) said that 700,000 Americans previously denied coverage because of pre-existing conditions would now be able to get coverage under a special program created in the new law. The program was enacted in 2010. (Congressional Budget Office)
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