- Expanding health insurance coverage to thousands of Texans.
- Providing new insurance coverage options for young adults.
- Making prescription drugs much more affordable for seniors.
- Covering preventative services with no deductibles or co-pays
- Providing more value for your premium dollars through the 80/20 Rule.
- Removing lifetime coverage limits on health insurance benefits.
- Creating healthcare coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.
- Creating affordable health insurance exchanges (market places).
- Providing grants & awards for building new community health centers, training of new medical personnel, and for the development of public health and wellness programs.
Under the Affordable Care Act, you may be eligible to receive:
- A new tax credit that can immediately help pay your insurance premiums for health coverage, which will help you stay well.
Free, or low-cost insurance from Medicaid, or from the Children’s health insurance Program (CHIP).
Affordable private health insurance plans that offer comprehensive coverage.
Single Adults who are eligible under the Affordable Care Act Include:
- Those who aren’t offered health insurance coverage from their employers.
- Those who have no dependents.
- Those who can’t be claimed as a dependent on someone else’s tax return.
In Texas, a family of four could pay as little as $57 per month for health coverage, depending on income. A 27-year-old could pay as little as $83 per month.