FAQ: Grandfathered Health Plans

In this Kaiser Health News FAQ, Sarah Barr writes, "If you get your insurance from your employer, there’s a very good chance that you are in a 'grandfathered plan,' and that means some of the changes do not affect you — yet. ... Nonetheless consumers should know the status of their plans since that may determine whether they are eligible for certain protections and benefits created by the health law" (Barr, 12/16). Read the story.

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