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More than 8 million Americans are losing Medicaid coverage, but help is available.
Short-term insurance plans often offer very limited coverage and do not follow ACA rules. People mistake the low premiums for a good deal.
New agreement ensures coverage of prevention services for now, a move applauded by patient groups for those with cancer, HIV and more.
A Texas judge had struck down mandatory coverage of much preventive care, including cancer and diabetes screenings and PrEP.
Record enrollment brought more consumers into the market while many insurers began offering smaller networks of doctors and hospitals.
Judge’s ruling could limit access to free HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, cancer screenings and more.
This ruling will affect millions and erect barriers to care, say patient advocacy groups representing those with cancer, HIV and more.
The Texas ruling builds on a case in which a plaintiff objected, on religious grounds, to providing free HIV prevention PrEP to employees.
The Biden administration estimates that 15 million of the more than 91 million Medicaid enrollees will fall off the rolls.
Plus: Over 10 prevention services related to hepatitis, HIV and sexually transmitted infections covered by the Affordable Care Act.
The ruling centered on PrEP as HIV prevention but could apply to cancer screenings and other services and drugs.
Plus: The White House moves to ensure that future ACA health plans cost less, protect those with chronic illness and don’t discriminate.
Starting November 1, you can enroll in or renew health plans for 2022 through the Affordable Care Act.
In January, Biden opened this enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act. Plus: Those with a health plan can change their coverage.
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