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As we approach January 2014, President Obama’s health care reform law, the Affordable Care Act, finally makes health care an affordable reality for all families in America. At the national level, under the Affordable Care Act, 3.1 million more young adults will be able to continue their health insurance under their parents' plan, three million seniors will receive a 50 percent discount on their prescription drugs, and millions of Americans will have access to no-cost preventive services to help them stay healthy. Abusive insurance practices are becoming a thing of the past and no person will be denied health care coverage by insurance companies for pre-existing conditions or illnesses. Click here for more information on Health Care Reform and the changes to come for your health care coverage.
In California, millions will finally be able to choose from affordable, high-quality health insurance plans offered through Covered California, the online marketplace that will connect Californians to accessible, high-quality health coverage and will take effect January 2014. For those who are not eligible for Medi-Cal coverage under the Health Care Reform, Covered California is the new, easy-to-use marketplace where you and your family may get financial assistance to make coverage more affordable and where you will be able to compare and choose health coverage that best fits your needs and budget. By law, your coverage can't be dropped or denied even if you have a pre-existing medical condition (any illness or condition a patient has prior to obtaining insurance). Covered California will provide the tools for you to shop for health insurance that meets your health care needs and financial abilities. Please visit the Covered CA website for more information and all resources are available in several languages. Also visit the links to the left of this page for more important information about how Health Care Reform affects you and your family.