Watch new women’s health care video and share your story
by Brian Washington
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to determine the constitutional status of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act next month.
The Affordable Health Care Act has had a dramatic impact on women, as noted by the National Women’s Law Center. The group has released a new video (below) detailing how the law is helping women—including those who work in the field of education.
Did your children benefit from the requirement that insurers can no longer deny or exclude coverage to any child under the age of 19 based on a pre-existing condition or disability?
Are you on Medicare and are now getting coverage for preventive services such as mammograms and colonoscopies—at no charge?
Did you, a relative, or a neighbor receive a rebate from your insurer because of language in the law that caps the amount health insurance companies can spend on executive bonuses, marketing and other administrative costs?
Perhaps you’re benefiting from the law and don’t even know it. Find out what the Affordable Care Act is doing for you and millions of children and adults all across the country.
Fill out the form below to let us know how the Affordable Care Act has worked for you, your students and community, and you may be featured in an upcoming Education Votes story. You can also sign up to get the latest information from Education Votes about the Supreme Court and its decision on President Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
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