Two days after taking the oath of office, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has emphasized the need to expand Medicaid eligibility in a speech to the state’s General Assembly.
The law’s major benefits take effect, along with an unpopular insurance mandate and a real risk of more nerve-wracking coverage disruptions.
Americans who already have health insurance are blaming President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul for their rising premiums and deductibles, and overall 3 in 4 say the rollout of coverage for the uninsured has gone poorly.
Health insurance companies can no longer deny or limit coverage for individuals with pre-existing health conditions.
Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.