You might have heard about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the health care reform law that goes into effect on January 1, 2014. The ACA means big changes in how health care is administered in our country and how many Americans will be impacted, as consumers, receiving needed health care. We created an ebook to help you understand these changes and how they could affect you!
How do I get the ebook?
The Florida Blue Health Care Reform ebook is free and is downloadable on iPad® and AndroidTM tablets. apps.floridablue.com it’s available in English / Disponible en español. You can also download the PDF version too!
What’s in the ebook?
- Health insurance basics
- Information on the insurance coverage options available under the ACA
- A link to a subsidy estimator to find out if you qualify for financial assistance in paying for your plan and, if so, how much
- A timeline of changes that tells you when to act, and what to act on
- Descriptions of product choices
- Information on whom to call if you have questions
Be sure to watch the short video from Pat Geraghty, Florida Blue’s Chair and CEO, as he shares some background on the ACA and what it could mean to you over the coming years.
He states “It’s believed that health care reform will place more emphasis on prevention, wellness, integrated care and the use of electronic medical records.” We will all benefit from being proactive with our health and embracing technologies that help keep our medical information safe but accessible.
Over the next few months, we plan on updating this ebook as more information comes about, as we aim to help you understand the ACA, so you can be more empowered to take charge in your pursuit of health!
Feel free to visit our health care reform site, dedicated to explaining what health care reform is, what it means and how you’ll be able get a health plan under the new law.
This information is for illustrative purposes only and is being provided to help increase understanding of the impacts of some of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). It does not attempt to cover all of the law’s provisions and is not intended as tax or legal advice.