How does the health care law affect me?

  • If you already have health insurance, you now have access to expanded preventative services like checkups, cancer screenings, mammograms and contraception at NO additional cost.
  • Young adults can now remain on their parents’ health insurance plan until the age of 26.
  • Many seniors will save hundreds of dollars each year on their prescription drugs.
  • Health insurance companies will no longer be able to deny you coverage or charge you more because of a pre-existing health conditions, including pregnancy or disability.
  • Beginning 2014, most people are required to have health coverage. If they don’t, they may have to pay a fee.
  • If you need help finding a plan, that’s what HealthTN is here for.

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