Prescriptions has an informative Question & Answer where they answer the following:
Q. Won’t all these changes increase my health care premiums?
Q. Will young, healthy adults who don’t have insurance be helped by the reforms?
Q. How does this bill affect health savings accounts?
Q. How will the law affect children with pre-existing conditions?
Q. How much mental health coverage will this provide? Will i be able to get coverage for a therapist or psychiatrist?
Q. How is the new federal pool different from what is already offered by state high-risk pools or Medicaid?
Q. What exactly is a health insurance exchange? I have read much on this new law, but have not seen this concept explained beyond the abstract. Is it a company? A non-profit group? A state or federal government agency? Who sets it up, runs it and oversees it? Does if require membership? Does anybody really know?
Q. I am about to retire in August. Presently, many Social Security recipients purchase supplemental insurance plans. Will that now change or remain the same?
Q. Will Medicare recipients receive any immediate benefits?
Q. I understand that the bill includes major provisions that limit the transition of drugs such as Lipitor to generic status. Is this true? Are the drugs listed by company, name or type?