Also known as the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare, health care reform makes it easier for those who are uninsured to get affordable health insurance. These plans cover things that are important to you, including birth control with no co-pay, doctor visits, hospitalizations, maternity care, ER care, and other prescriptions. Also, insurance plans will no longer be able to deny you coverage based on pre-existing conditions like diabetes or cancer.
Starting January 1, 2014, roughly half a million Nevadans will be able to get help paying for health care. Those who don't qualify can sign up to get a low-cost insurance plan. Nevadans may be eligible to receive health care assistance from one or more of the following:
Which Health Care Coverage Is Right For You?
It can be hard to figure out which health care coverage is right for you, and how much you will have to pay. Here are some of the things that are used to figure out how you will be covered:
- Your age
- How many people are in your family
- How much money you make each year
Once you have this information, you can visit Nevada Health Link to estimate how much it will cost you to purchase health insurance in 2014. Additionally, here are some examples to help you figure out which coverage you may be able to get:
Visit the Nevada Health Link cost calculator to estimate how much it will cost you to purchase health insurance in 2014.