• 639,000 residents who do not currently have insurance and 142,000 residents who have nongroup insurance could get affordable coverage through the health insurance exchange.These look like good reasons to support the legislation.
• 319,000 residents could qualify for premium tax credits to help them purchase health coverage.
• 575,000 seniors would receive free preventive services.
• 102,000 seniors would have their brand-name drug costs in the Medicare Part D “doughnut hole” halved.
• 45,600 small businesses could be helped by a small business tax credit to make premiums more affordable.
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
HHS has released information on the effect that proposed healthcare legislation will have on Oklahoma:
Posted by Bruce Prescott at 6:11 AM