A quarter of all Americans will deal with a substance abuse issue at some point in their lives. Of those, only about 11-percent will get treatment. The Affordable Care Act may change that. It requires that all insurance plans cover treatment for substance abuse.
Maryland’s health insurance exchange goes online in three weeks. How much do you know about your new options for health coverage? We ask Kathleen Westcoat from the nonprofit HealthCare Access Maryland who will help the public navigate the online marketplace.
The Affordable Care Act requires that insurers provide 45 preventive services to patients free of charge. What does this mean for the health of individual patients? What it could mean for the future health of the U.S., as a society And how much is it all going to cost?