New Web Features Explain Health Insurance Coverage Options

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<p>Two new Web features on explain, in basic terms, how the Affordable Care Act will expand coverage to an estimated 30 million people by 2020. </p><p><strong>Understanding the Health Insurance Exchanges: One-Stop Shopping for Affordable Coverage <br />
</strong>The new state-based health insurance exchanges, established under the Affordable Care Act, are where individuals, families, and small businesses will be able to buy affordable private health insurance starting in 2014. In the latest episode of <a href="~/link.aspx?_id=B40B041419414FF884C419B37F266AD5&_z=z">New Directions in Health Care: The Commonwealth Fund Podcast</a>, Sandy Hausman interviews The Commonwealth Fund's Sara Collins, Washington and Lee University School of Law's Timothy Jost, and George Washington University School of Public Health's Sara Rosenbaum about how the health insurance exchanges will work and whom they will help.</p>
<p><strong>How Will the Affordable Care Act Cover the Uninsured? <br />
</strong>This <a href="~/link.aspx?_id=5844D01F61774A99938C47B2FD43817C&_z=z">infographic</a> gives an overview of the how the Affordable Care Act will bring coverage to millions of Americans currently without it: by enabling young adults to enroll or stay on their parents' insurance until age 26; making affordable coverage available through the health insurance exchanges; and expanding eligibility for Medicaid. </p>