Most Individual Health Policies Don't Meet ACA Rules

More than half of the people who had individual health insurance in 2010 were enrolled in plans that wouldn't pass muster under new standards set up by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), researchers found.

So in 2014, most people with individual health coverage will see a marked boost in the quality of their insurance as well a reduction in cost, according to a study published in the June issue of Health Affairs.

That's the year in which states must establish (or defer to the federal government to set up) health insurance exchanges, as required by the ACA.

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Source: MedPage Today