Consumers In ‘Grandfathered’ Health Plans Can Face Higher Costs

Health plans begun under the Affordable Care Act are required to cover FDA-approved contraceptive methods without cost to members. Older plans are exempt from that rule.i

Health plans begun under the Affordable Care Act are required to cover FDA-approved contraceptive methods without cost to members. Older plans are exempt from that rule.

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Health plans begun under the Affordable Care Act are required to cover FDA-approved contraceptive methods without cost to members. Older plans are exempt from that rule.

Health plans begun under the Affordable Care Act are required to cover FDA-approved contraceptive methods without cost to members. Older plans are exempt from that rule.

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Judy Naillon called her insurer several months ago to find out why she was being charged $35 every month for birth control pills. Her friends said they were getting their pills free under the federal health law.

Why wasn’t she getting the same deal?

The insurance representative explained that was because

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/06/10/413213820/consumers-in-grandfathered-health-plans-can-face-higher-costs?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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