The new health care law, sometimes referred to as Obamacare, means that starting next year, all Americans must get health insurance. On October 1, enrollment in new health insurance plans will be available for people without insurance. The new coverage starts on January 1, 2014.
Planned Parenthood is here to provide answers to your questions about the new health care law and can help you get signed up for a plan. Planned Parenthood has specialized in reproductive health care for nearly a century and accepts most forms of insurance, but however the new heath care law impacts you, Planned Parenthood will continue to provide you with expert, nonjudgmental care no matter what.
South Dakotans will purchase their health insurance from the federal health marketplace, HealthCare.gov.
Plans on HealthCare.gov will cover things like doctor visits, hospitalizations, maternity care, ER care, and prescriptions. Birth control and related visits are covered without deductibles or co-pays.
Under the new health care law, health insurance plans won’t be able to deny coverage based on a pre-existing condition like diabetes or breast cancer.
For more information visit HealthCare.gov.