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Federal Health Law Helping Cash-Strapped States -- And Right-wing State Leaders Lining up to Benefit
Charles Monaco on September 9, 2010 - 12:34pm
As the six-month anniversary of the signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act approaches on September 23rd, many popular provisions of the health care law are set to take effect, including the expansion of coverage to young adults up to the age of 26 on their parents' plans; prohibiting insurance companies from denying coverage to children based on pre-existing conditions or rescinding coverage on those who get sick; eliminating lifetime limits on insurance coverage, and requiring insurers to provide free preventative care through all their plans.