Obamacare Presents Complex Choices For People With Disabilities

CPR's Eric Whitney, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News and NPR, reports: "The Affordable Care Act has set new standards — called essential health benefits — outlining what health insurance companies must now cover. But there's a catch: Insurance firms can still pick and choose to some degree which specific therapies they'll cover within some categories of benefit. And the way insurers interpret the rules could turn out to be a big deal for people with disabilities who need ongoing therapy to improve their day-to-day lives" (Whitney, 8/13). Read the story.

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